These No-Bake Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter Snowballs are an easy treat to make for Christmas. They also make an excellent choice for edible gifts!
It’s almost Christmas; that means it’s time for me to break out my apron and baking pans!
I love this time of year when my kitchen smells like sweets and containers filled with goodies that I bake for friends and family sit on my counters.
But, this year, I decided I would try making goodies that wouldn’t have me spending hours in the kitchen.
I know most of my family loves Peanut Butter so, I knew I couldn’t go wrong with making these extra crunchy Peanut Butter Snowballs!
You can call them whatever you want, but after I dipped these delicious, addicting treats into white chocolate, they reminded me of snowballs!
Here’s the recipe. I ‘m sure after you see how easy it was for me to make these treats, you’ll want to whip up a few batches for your friends and family!
Warning: These extra crunchy Peanut Butter Snowballs are addicting!!
ingredients for Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter Snowballs
- 1 cup Extra Crunchy Skippy Natural Super Chunk Peanut Butter
- 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 2 cups Rice Krispies
- 2 cups white chocolate chips
- 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening
- cookie sheet lined with wax paper
I love that Skippy Extra Crunchy Natural Super Chunk is free of preservatives and artificial flavors and colors! * you could use whatever type of peanut butter you prefer, but Skippy is my choice. I always used this brand as long as I can remember!
How to make Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter Snowballs
First, in a large electric mixer bowl or large bowl using a handheld mixer, beat peanut butter, butter, and powdered sugar on medium speed until mixed thoroughly together.
Second, add rice krispies and mix using a spoon. Next, using a teaspoon and your hands, shape mixture into balls.
Place on cookie sheet lined with wax paper and refrigerated until chilled.
Third, melt the white chocolate and shortening in a small saucepan over low heat stirring constantly.
Line a second cookie with wax paper and place it next to the pot with melted chocolate.
Fourth, take a few of the peanut balls out of the refrigerator, using a toothpick dip one ball at a time in the white chocolate, use a teaspoon to help cover the ball completely.
Next, place the chocolate covered balls on the cookie sheet lined with wax paper.
Continue until all the peanut butter balls are covered, then refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container. Makes 18 snowballs.
Wasn’t that easy? The hardest part is not eating them all! Do you have a favorite peanut butter recipe? I would love for you to share it with me.
These Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter Snowballs make a great edible Christmas gift for teachers, bus drivers, secretaries, the boss, or anyone on your holiday list!
Karen Carrasco says
Peanut butter and white chocolate are my favorite! I have all these things in my pantry, I feel a family project coming on! thanks for the recipe
Hi Karen! I hope you family loves the peanut ball balls as much as my family! They were easy to make and tastes delicious. You can use milk chocolate or dark chocolate morsels, too. Have fun! Would love to hear how how your family likes them! Kim
Bianca G says
Yummy! I love to bake, especially the easy stuff! Going to try these out! Thanks!
Bianca I think you'll love these peanut butter treats! They were easy to make but tasted great! Have a lovely Thursday! Kim
Thank you Mel! I think you'll fall in love with these peanut butter treats! You can also use milk or dark chocolate to make , too! Have a lovely day! Kim
Jane you made my day! I am smiling ear to ear! Thank you for such kind words!! I was surprised how good they came out and, really easy to make! I have decided these treats are my favorite to make for the holidays , now!!
Have a lovely day and I hope you like the peanut butter snowballs as much as I do!! Kim
Thank you Kim ! I 'm sure you'll love them as much as my family. The treats are addicting!!!
Have a wonderful day! Kim
Sydney Andersen says
Oh my goodness these look good! I have to get peanut butter at Costco this week and I think I will have to try making these!
Hi Sydney! Thank you for the compliment . Please let me know how you like them if you decide to make some. They are really good! Have a great day! Kim
Christy E says
That looks yummy, I may have to get the hubs to make me some. 🙂
Thank you Christy E !Please let me know if you like them and what your husband thinks about them if he makes them! Have a lovely day, Kim
Danica R says
Yummy! Looks good! I love rice krispies desserts!
Thank you Danica! If you love rise krispy treats you'll love these!!!
Sarah Vanderkooy says
Oh my gosh these look amazing! They would make a great gift, or just a treat for me. Thanks for sharing.
Thank you Sarah! If you make some be sure to make enough for you because they were so good I couldn't stop eating them. Thy didn't end up as gifts!! I have to make more. Also you could use milk or dark chocolate , to!
Thank you Heather! They tasted amazing and really are easy to make! You can use milk chocolate or dark chocolate, too! I was surprise how easy they were to make! Have a lovely week, Kim
Heather A says
Um, may I have a serving for 1, please!! Yum, these look wonderful Kim!
Yes you may…lol !! Thank you Heather A., they were really easy to make and delicious! Thank you for stopping over. Have a lovely night, Kim
Hi Jennifer! What's great about these delicious peanut butter balls is there's no baking! Just mix , roll and melt chocolate !! Easy and fun to make. And, they're yummy!! Thank you for taking the time to leave a message. Have a great week! Kim
Gina Young says
YUM! Those look good… I think my kids will love them!!
Hi Gina ! I think you will love too if you love peanut butter. They were super easy to make and fun to do with the kids! Thank you for stopping over! Have a great week! Kim