Peanut Butter Crunch Balls

Growing up, yearly around the vacations my household traded a plate of various homemade cookies with our following door next-door neighbor, Mrs. Nigro. Hers constantly consisted of these peanut butter problem rounds which swiftly came to be a preferred that we anticipated time after time.

A fantastic cookie to motivate the kiddos to enter the cooking area, the batter does not require to be baked, so there’s no concerns if a couple of scoops “go missing out on” while doing so– though you might be a little bit timid of 7 lots cookies when all’s stated as well as done!

P.S. If gluten isn’t an issue, do not hesitate to make use of timeless Rice Krispies which contain barley malt syrup; or else, make sure seek the brand-new( ish) gluten-free, wild rice range.

Peanut Butter Crunch Balls

Heather Sage (minimally adjusted from Mrs. Nigro)

Preparation Time: 1 hr

Non-active Preparation Time: About 2 hrs for delicious chocolate to establish

Makes: About 7 loads

Active ingredients

  • 2 mugs (510 grams) crispy peanut butter ¹
  • . 3 mugs (90 grams) Gluten-free Rice Krispies Cereal ²
  • . 1⁄2 mug (113 grams or 8 tbsps) saltless butter, softened
  • 1 extra pound box (454 grams) powdered sugar
  • Concerning 2 extra pounds (907 grams) Ghiradelli dark melting wafers ³ or your preferred dipping delicious chocolate.


In big blending dish (4-quart or bigger), mix with each other peanut butter as well as butter. Mix in sugar, mixing til liquified. Delicately mix in Rice Krispies (we do not desire them to be entirely mushed), the mix will certainly be rather crumbly. Press blend right into spheres (usage regarding 1 tbsp “batter” for each and every); alloted.

Line a number of big, rimmed sheet frying pans with parchment paper or wax paper. Thaw concerning fifty percent of the delicious chocolate at once. Include spheres to the delicious chocolate individually. Scoop cookie out of delicious chocolate with the branches of a fork; holding cookie over dish of delicious chocolate, faucet fork deal with on the side of the bowl/pan a couple of times to get rid of excess delicious chocolate, allowing it drip via the points (this likewise stands out most air bubbles as well as guarantees a smooth layer). Scratch base of fork versus the side of the dish and also slide cookie off fork, onto the ready frying pan.

Enable delicious chocolate to establish totally at space temperature level (generally takes a pair hrs), prior to offering or product packaging. These likewise ice up effectively– simply cover in cling wrap, after that aluminum foil as well as lastly stand out the package right into a fridge freezer bag (permit them to thaw at area temperature prior to offering).


¹ Don’t utilize the extremely all-natural things with the oil that divides out below! I such as Skippy, either their Natural Super Chunk or Classic Super Chunk.

² Be certain to order the GLUTEN-FREE variation, timeless Rice Krispies include gluten (barley malt syrup)! Erewhon makes a fantastic natural, gluten-free alternative.

² Confirmed through call: these wafers are gluten-free as well as not made on common devices with items consisting of gluten at the time of magazine! Order them on the internet, or discover them in the baking aisle at Target as well as some supermarket (Silicon Valley individuals, attempt Lucky Supermarkets).

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