Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Candies

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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Candies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup peanut butter

  • ¼

    cup butter, softened

  • ¼

    cup chopped peanuts

  • ½

    tsp vanilla

  • 2

    cups icing sugar

  • 2

    cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1

    tbsp plus 1 tsp shortening

Directions

Line 8x8x2 pan with foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Grease foil with butter. Mix peanut butter, butter, peanuts and vanilla. Stir in icing sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, until stiff. Pat mixture into pan. Cover and refrigerate 1 hr. until firm. Remove from pan using foil edges to lift. Cut into 8 rows by 8 rows. Melt chocolate and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly. Dip peanut butter squares into chocolate mixture. Place on cookie sheet. Refrigerate 30 min. Drizzle icing on top. (1/2 cup icing sugar, 2 tbsp peanut butter, 1 tbsp milk)


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