Date Balls

Peanut butter balls with a twist. These are very tasty and the crisp rice cereal gives them a surprise crunch. My mother-in-law use to make a large batch of these every Christmas.

Date Balls

15 Servings - Serving Size: 3 Date Balls

Date Balls

Peanut butter balls with a twist. These are very tasty and the crisp rice cereal gives them a surprise crunch. My mother-in-law use to make a large batch of these every Christmas.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter softened
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup peanuts salted, chopped
  • 8 ounces baking chocolate
  • 1/4 bar parafin wax

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except baking chocolate and wax.
  2. Roll into 1? balls and place wax paper lined cookie sheet.
  3. In microwave safe dish melt chocolate and wax for 20 second intervals, stirring in between. Do not overheat.
  4. Using tongs or toothpicks, dip balls into chocolate mix.
  5. Place dipped balls back onto wax paper and refrigerate until chocolate is set and firm.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2011/12/23/date-balls/

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