These are faster and easier to make than a batch of cookies, and the recipe can be halved easily with great results.
Mix together the peanut butter and powdered sugar.
Add the puffed rice cereal and mix to disperse the rice well. It helps to use
Chill for 15 minutes. While the mixture is chilling, line a cookie sheet with
Roll the peanut butter dough into 1 inch balls and place on the waxed paper covered
Return to the fridge.
Meanwhile, melt half the chocolate chips in a double boiler over barely simmering
water. If you don't have a double boiler, just place an enameled or glass bowl
over a small saucepan of water. Stir until completely melted.
Remove the balls from the fridge. Using a spoon, carefully place a ball into the
melted chocolate and roll it to melt. When covered in chocolate place the ball
back onto the waxed paper.
Repeat with the rest of the balls. When you run out of chocolate, melt more and
Place the balls in the fridge to set the chocolate or freeze. I like to eat them
right out of the freezer because it makes the chocolate really crunchy. Serve
on little cupcake papers to be fancy, or fill a box to make a quick gift.
buckeyes on top of a ganache covered ice cream pie!