As Seen on The Happi House: Crispy Peanut Butter Balls


Watch Happi make this award-winning recipe, courtesy of Kali Piontek of Appleton, WI!



  • 2 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 c. butter, softened
  • 3 3/4 c. confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 c. crisp rice cereal
  • 4 c. (24 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c. plus 1 tsp. shortening, divided
  • 1/3 c. white baking chips


  1. In a large bowl, beat peanut butter and butter until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Stir in cereal. Shape into 1 in. balls. Refrigerate until chilled.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and ¼ c. shortening. Stir until smooth. Dip balls into chocolate. Allow excess to drip off. Place on a waxed paper-lined pan. Let stand until set.
  3. In a microwave, melt white baking chips and remaining shortening. Stir until smooth. Drizzle over candies. Refrigerate until set.

Makes 6 dozen peanut butter balls

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