Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Balls

Christmas should be simple for all of us this year. We want to entertain, but we don’t want to spend all week in the kitchen baking and preparing. One of the most popular food items this time of year, is the desserts and treats. Some people even use desserts as a Christmas gift. It is a wonderful way to give from your heart. New recipes are great to try, but if you are running out of time, try this no fail traditional peanut butter ball. Another tip for this dessert is once you have used all of your peanut butter in the jar, wash the jar out and use it to store and transport your peanut butter balls. You can add a ribbon around the edge and attach this recipe with the jar full of peanut butter balls. Everyone knows what the peanut butter jar looks like, so if you fill it with this famous dessert, you will be a hit.

You will need:

1 Cup of peanut butter

1 Cup of honey

2 Cups powdered milk

Powdered sugar

Here is how to make it:

First, to prepare, sprinkle the sugar into a plate so you will be able to roll your peanut butter balls easily.

Mix the peanut butter, honey and milk together in a mixing bowl. It will form a thick mixture. Then roll the mixture into balls. Roll the formed balls into the sugar. Place on wax paper. When you are done rolling all of the mixture, put in the refrigerator to set. Once set, add them to your container.

This recipe is the perfect recipe for your kids to help you 100%. They can pour the measured ingredients in the bowl, they can stir the mixture, they can help form the mixture into balls and roll into sugar. They can also decorate the jars.

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About Jennifer Frye

Jennifer Frye is a stay at home mother with five children, four boys and one girl, including a set of boy/girl twins. She and her husband have been married for 14 years and they raise a small farm in a little town in West Virginia. Her two older boys participate in the local Swine Club and raise their own pigs for projects. She enjoys sharing her experiences as a mother and finds that everyday is a story. Her goals are to raise her children up with respect and dignity and knowledge. She loves cooking for her family and loves sharing her hobby with her children. She incorporates cooking as a family activity and gets everyone involved. Besides cooking, she loves to read and she keeps journals of her daily life with her children for the future. She has been a Sunday School teacher, ran her own day care in her home and during the summer, she teaches children about cooking. She feels that every child should know the basics of cooking.