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Granny's peanut butter balls
Contributed by: Elizabeth Walsh
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 lb. gluten-free graham cracker crumbs or animal crackers crumbs
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or other nuts
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 (1 pound) box confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cake paraffin wax, melted
  • 1 10-ounce package dark chocolate bits
Melt butter in sauce pan. Add crumbs, nuts, peanut butter, sugar and vanilla to butter. Mix well. Form into 1-inch round balls.
Melt wax in a large metal bowl resting over a saucepan with boiling water. Stir in chocolate bits and mix well. Use a toothpick or candy ball dipper to dip balls in chocolate one at a time and cover well. Put on wax paper and cool. 
Yield: 50 or 60
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)

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