No Bake Peanut Butter Balls

No Bake Peanut Butter Balls are hands down chocolate and peanut butter heaven. Rich dark chocolate that is melted and surrounds creamy delicious peanut butter balls will be love at first bite
Author: Shannon Johanson
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 25 Balls
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3.93 from 76 votes


  • 1-1/2 cups chunky or creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 12 oz bag of chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp paraffin wax, grated (NOTE: you can substitute this with Candy Melts - then you would leave out the paraffin wax.)
  • sprinkles (optional)


  1. In a large bowl add peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Mix to combine.

  2. Form into 25 peanut butter balls. Using a double boiler bring water to a rolling boil and add chocolate chips and wax. Stir until smooth.

    note: if you use the candy melts, leave out the wax and follow the directions on the package)

  3. Using a spoon dip each peanut butter ball into chocolate to cover. Place dipped balls on a rimmed sheet pan lined with wax or parchment paper.

  4. Sprinkle with holiday themed sprinkles or drizzle with white chocolate (optional) 

  5. Place in freezer to harden about 30 minutes.

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Recipe Notes

Optional (you can substitute this with Candy Melts - then you would leave out the paraffin wax). Just follow the instructions on the package.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 138kcal
Fat: 6g
Saturated fat: 4g
Cholesterol: 11mg
Sodium: 41mg
Carbohydrates: 18g
Sugar: 17g
Vitamin A: 145%
Vitamin C: 0.1%
Calcium: 17%
Iron: 0.2%
Keyword: easy dessert, No Bake, Peanut Butter
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