Homemade Peanut Butter Balls and M&M Christmas Cookies!

PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

Peanut Butter Balls and M&M Christmas Cookies

Will need-wax paper

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 cup cubed unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1″ square Parowax cubed

Directions:

Step 1: In a microwave safe bowl, combine peanut butter and cubed butter and heat for 1 min.

Step 2: Mix until completely smooth. Add in vanilla.

Step 3: Gradually add in powdered sugar until mixture reaches dough consistency.

Step 4: Roll into 1″ balls and place on a wax paper lined tray. Place in freezer for 2 hours or until completely frozen.

Step 5: In a medium pan, combine chocolate chips and Parowax on medium-low. Stir constantly until smooth and all wax is dissolved.

Step 6: Pull out frozen peanut butter balls and coat each one with the melted chocolate. After coating each one, place in refrigerator until chocolate sets.

Makes 24

M&M CHRISTMAS COOKIES

Heat oven to 350*

Grease cookie sheet

Ingredients:

          -1 cup margarine/unsalted butter

          -1 cup sugar

          -1 cup brown sugar

          -2 cups M&Ms

          -2 eggs

          -1 teaspoon vanilla extract

          -3 cups flour

          -1 teaspoon salt

          -1 teaspoon baking soda

Step 1- Cream butter and sugar together until well blended.

Step 2- Beat in eggs and vanilla.

Step 3-Add flour, salt and baking soda. Scrape sides to make sure no dry ingredients are left unmixed.

Step 4-Fold in M&Ms

Step 5- Roll dough into balls and place 2″ apart on cookie sheet

Bake 12-15 minutes.

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5 thoughts on “Homemade Peanut Butter Balls and M&M Christmas Cookies!

  1. I’ m not sure if it is because I’m from Ohio, but when we make peanut butter balls we always leave a bit uncovered at the top and call them includes. Love ‘em!

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