Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Balls Recipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Stylists: Mindi Shapiro, Ana Kelley
Perhaps the easiest cookie recipe ever, these peanut butter treats have only 5 ingredients and require no cooking, no baking, and no chilling.  Just a bowl, a spoon, and your hands. 


44 candies.

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 1.8 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 8.5 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 28 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon light-colored corn syrup
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons sifted powdered sugar


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl, and stir well. Combine corn syrup and peanut butter, stirring well. Add to crumb mixture; mix well.

Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Sprinkle evenly with 2 tablespoons powdered sugar. Store in an airtight container.

Light and Luscious,

Oxmoor House

January 1994
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