Peanut Butter Pretzel Candies

These are similar to Buckeyes with with the added crunchy, saltiness from the pretzels. A Christmas favorite in my house!

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 cup(s) chunky peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1 cup(s) powdered sugar
  • 3/4 to 1 cup(s) crushed thin pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup(s) chocolate chips, semisweet
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vegetable oil


  1. Combine peanut butter and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high power for 30 to 40 seconds or until butter melts. Stir with a fork until well-blended. Stir in powdered sugar until well-mixed, then stir in pretzels.

  2. Shape into small balls, about 1 inch in diameter. Place on jelly roll pan lined with wax paper. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. (Cover with foil or plastic wrap if refrigerating for longer.)

  3. Combine chocolate and oil in a 2-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave on 50% power for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted.

  4. Dip balls, one at a time, into chocolate and turn to coat. Drain off excess and place on wax paper. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight plastic container in refrigerator.

  5. Makes 2 to 2 1/2 doz.
December 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by mahoneycook and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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