Peanut Butter Balls IV


My family makes these every Christmas, they’re one of our favorites. The maple flavoring is the key ingredient!

Original recipe makes 5 dozen


1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups peanut butter
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon maple flavored extract
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Combine the butter, peanut butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla and maple flavoring. Cream well and knead well.
  2. Melt the chocolate chips over low heat. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls. Dip into melted chocolate chips.
  3. Refrigerate overnight (or at least for about 15 minutes) on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper.


Calories: 206 kcal
Carbohydrates: 25.6 g
Cholesterol: 4 mg
Fat: 11.4 g
Fiber: 1.4 g
Protein: 3.7 g
Sodium: 72 mg