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Peanut Butter Balls

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Stylists: Mindi Shapiro, Ana Kelley
Yield 44 candies.
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. 

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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

Light and Luscious