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Choco-Nut Balls

Yield 35 candies.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chunky honey-roasted peanut butter
  • 8 (1-ounce) squares semisweet chocolate

Nutrition Information

  • calories 111
  • caloriesfromfat 58 %
  • fat 7.2 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 11.9 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 53 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl, and stir well. Add butter and next 3 ingredients; stir well. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Shape into 1-inch balls, and chill an additional 30 minutes.

  2. Place chocolate in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts, stirring frequently. Dip balls in melted chocolate, coating well. Place on wax paper to set. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

Light and Luscious