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Peanut Butter Balls

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Ingredients

1 pound (3-1/2 cups) powdered sugar
2 sticks butter or margarine
1-1/3 cups peanut butter
1 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 12 crackers)
6 ounces (1 cup) chocolate chips
1/2 block paraffin

Instructions

Cream butter or margarine and sugar together. Add peanut butter and crumbs. Mix thoroughly and chill. Melt chocolate and paraffin in top of a double boiler. Make small balls from the chilled mixture and place on waxed paper lined cookie sheets. Dip in the chocolate mixture and lay on waxed paper. Makes 5 dozen.

Margaret Sinkhorn
East Moline



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