Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

Peanut Butter Balls

These rich, buttery, and creamy old-fashioned peanut butter balls are a classic family treat straight from grandma's recipe box. Our peanut butter balls recipe is totally no-bake, making it an easy and sweet homemade candy that is perfect to make quickly. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls, No-Bake Peanut Butter Balls, peanut butter balls, Peanut Butter Balls Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chilling 2 hours
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 32kcal


  • 1.5 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 and 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 bag chocolate chips
  • Candy topping: sprinkles and mini-gingerbread men


  • Place cereal in a baggie and use a rolling pin to crush it.
  • In a medium bowl, add peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar and crushed cereal. Mix until completely combined.
  • Roll into small balls. Place in fridge for at least 2 hours.
  • Melt chocolate chips in the microwave 2/3 cup at a time. Add a splash of corn oil to melted chocolate, if needed, to thin it out.
  • Roll balls in melted chocolate and place on parchment paper.
  • Add the sprinkles and gingerbread men candy while the chocolate is still wet.
  • Ready to eat when chocolate is set!



Calories: 32kcal