Creamy peanut butter fudge is scooped and rolled into balls then dipped in semi-sweet chocolate. We taste-tested 8 different recipes to find the very best tasting peanut butter balls recipe and this is it!
Spoon the peanut butter into a mixing bowl.
Sift the powdered sugar over the peanut butter and pour the melted butter over top.
Stir until well combined.
Scoop out twenty 1 tablespoon-size portions of the fudge.
Roll them into balls.
Chill for at least 2 hours until really firm.
Insert the flat end of a thin wooden skewer into a cold peanut butter ball.
Dip the fudge ball into the melted chocolate leaving about a 1/4 inch circle around the stick.
Lift the fudge ball out of the chocolate and allow the excess chocolate to drip off.
Insert the pointed end of the skewer into a block of styrofoam.
Once you have all the fudge balls dipped in chocolate chill them in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Remove them from the fridge and gently pull them off the skewers.
Spread melted chocolate over the hole and set the fudge ball wet side down on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
Chill the peanut butter balls in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
Set the chocolate-coated fudge balls out at room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving.
Alternatively, you can roll the fudge balls in melted chocolate in the palm of your hand. See the tutorial for instructions or the video for a visual view of this process.
Store these chocolates in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a few weeks.
Peanut Butter Balls