Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls #chocPBday

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To celebrate Chocolate Peanut Butter Day, I chose to make candy and cookies rolled into one. Literally!
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These candies have bits of cookies rolled right inside. I used my own chocolate cookies to crumble but store bought work fine. If you want my cookie recipe you can find it here but leave out the chocolate chips.
Best thing its only a few ingredients!
These little candies are as much fun to make as they are to eat!

Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
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  • ⅓ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup chunky peanut butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup crushed chocolate cookies
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa
  • ¼ cup whole peanuts
  1. Mix together ½ cup powdered sugar and cocoa, set aside.
  2. Mix together milk, peanut butter and vanilla.
  3. Gradually stir in 2½ cups of the powdered sugar. Coat your hands with powdered sugar and knead dough until it reaches the desired consistency. Your dough should be firm by not crumbly. Add more sugar or milk if needed. add cookie bits. Dough will be sticky. Form dough into balls and place on parchment paper. Refrigerate for at least an hour until firm enough to handle.
  4. When dough is set eat as is or roll in cocoa mixture. Tap off excess.
  5. Press a whole peanut on top if desired.
I used my own homemade chocolate cookies for crumbs but you can substitute store purchased cookies to crumble.

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52 Responses to Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls #chocPBday

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  2. These are fun! Love the addition of the cookie crumbs!

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  11. Renee says:

    Candy and cookies in one scrumptious ball is brilliant! They look and sound heavenly.
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  12. Lisa says:

    Wow, no-bake??? LOVE it!!
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  13. Crunchy chocolate peanut butter balls?! I love no bake recipes!!!
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  14. Stacy says:

    These look like perfect sweet treats for the summer months when I am loathe to turn the oven on, Cindy. Pinning on my Recipes to Try board!
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  15. Liz says:

    Oh, man, do these balls look irresistible!!! I think I could do a lot of damage with a bowl of the dough and a spoon!!!
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  17. I like that you added a little peanut to the top of all.
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  18. This is such a fun, simple and delicious recipe, Cindy! I love that I can make candy with a list of ingredients that I can pronounce instead of buying the mass produced stuff. Fuggedabout rolling these out into balls, I’m going to spoon it straight from the bowl like Liz says in her comment!
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  19. This is pure no bake LOVE!
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  21. Tasty and delicious peanut butter balls, I love the energy they would give!

    Choc Chip Uru
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  22. What a fun recipe. I especially love that you added a whole peanut to the top as garnish. I LOVE peanuts…and chocolate :)
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  23. What a unique recipe! I love it! Happy to celebrate Chocolate Peanut Butter Day with you!
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  24. Yes please! Love the added crunch. Think I can pretend these are energy balls? 😉
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  25. Mmm… a no bake cookie?! LOVE THIS!

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  27. Carla says:

    I now know what I’m making when I need an easy no bake treat!
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  28. Such a fun snack!! My little guy will love it!
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  31. Carolyn says:

    These look delicious. Pinning to my choc and PB board!
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  32. Popping a few of these in my mouth would sure make me happy
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  33. SUSAN says:

    I love peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies!

  34. Sarah says:

    This is almost identical to the recipe one of my co-workers was searching for a few weeks back. I’ll be sending her your link ASAP!
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