A plate of peanut butter balls stacked in a pyramid with one peanut butter ball with a bite taken out of it.
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Peanut Butter Balls

These peanut butter balls are an easy no-bake treat that's perfect for peanut butter lovers. They're made with only 5 simple ingredients and impossible to resist. 
Prep Time20 mins
Hardening1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peanut Butter Balls
Servings: 24 balls
Calories: 352kcal


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups rice krispies or 2 cups graham crumbs
  • 3 cups chocolate chips or 18 oz almond bark


  • In a large bowl beat the butter until smooth. 
  • Mix in the peanut butter and powdered sugar, followed by the rice krispies.
  • Form the dough into balls about 1 inch in size. Place on a lined cookie sheet, cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes, or preferably 1 hour.
  • Add the chocolate chips to a medium, heat proof bowl. Microwave on medium power for 1 minute, remove from the microwave and stir. Repeat the process until the chocolate is melted.
  • Using a fork or candy dipping tool, dip each ball in the melted chocolate. Shake off any excess and place back on the lined cookie sheet. 
  • Let harden at room temperature for 1-2 hours, or in the fridge for 30 minutes. 


**Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the fridge. 


Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1.8mg