Peanut Butter Balls

2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup soften butter or margarine (be sure to use a stick margarine and not a whipped)

1 cup peanut butter (you can use any kind, creamy, or chunky, which ever you like)

Mix ingredients together until nice and smooth. Let cool in refrigerator or place in freezer for a short time, this just makes dough easier to handle. Roll dough into walnut size balls, return to frig or freezer until you are ready to dip in chocolate.

If you don’t have a double boiler you can make one by stacking two pots together one just needs to be a little bigger then the other. Put enough water in the bottom pan so it will touch the bottom of the top pan. Start heating the water in the bottom pan on medium heat until it starts to get very hot, then add 1 package (12oz.) chocolate chips and 1/2 a square of paraffin. Stir occasionally until all is melted and it looks smooth. Once it is melted, turn the heat to low. Be very careful not to burn yourself on the steam.

Use a pot holder to steady the pan. Take out a few peanut butter balls at a time and dip them into the chocolate. I use a wooden barbeque skewer, but a toothpick, would work too, anything that you can use to stick into the peanut butter ball and into the chocolate will work.

Its a good idea to use wax paper on a cookie sheet to place the chocolate balls on. After you have dipped them all, take a small spoon or the tip of a knife and fill the little hole made while dipping them with chocolate. These freeze very well. You can also use a melting chocolate to dip these in instead of using the chocolate chips, but the coating of chocolate is so much nicer and softer if done with paraffin and chocolate chips. You can also make a variety of flavors, just buy butterscotch chips, or white chocolate, or even cherry.