Monday, December 10, 2012

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bonbons

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bon Bons
From: mom
Time: 30 minutes prep (ish??)

2 C. sifted powdered sugar (you sift first, then measure)
1 C. graham cracker crumbs
¾ C. chopped pecans
½ C. flaked coconut
½ C. butter
½ C. peanut butter
½ C. semisweet chocolate chips
3 T shortening

·      In a large bowl combine powdered sugar, graham cracker crumbs, pecans & coconut.
·      In a small saucepan, melt the butter and peanut butter (medium heat – slowly; stir once it gets liquidy). 
·      Once completely melted, pour peanut butter/ butter mixture over the coconut mixture.  Blend until the mixture is moistened.
·      Shape into 1” balls (being careful not to make them too big)
·      In another small saucepan over LOW heat, melt chocolate pieces with shortening. 
·      Dip the peanut butter balls individually into the chocolate/shortening mixture to coat.
·      Place balls on waxed paper after dipping.
·      Refrigerate before eating J
·      Store tightly covered, between layers of waxed paper in the fridge.  Do not freeze.  (They keep a long time in the fridge.)

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