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A chocolate dessert on a plate, with Peanut butter

Peanut Butter Balls

This peanut butter balls recipe has been passed down in our family for several generations. There's not a Christmas that goes by that we don't make them.
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


  • 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