These are quite simple, but if you are planning on giving a variety of cookies as gifts, these round out the selection nicely.
Peanut Butter Balls
- 2 sticks of butter – melted
- 1 lb powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
Mix sugar and graham cracker crumbs in a bowl, add the peanut butter. Melt the butter and pour over the mixture. Add the vanilla, stir well, and roll into balls.
For variety roll in coconut flakes or crushed nuts, sprinkle with powdered sugar, or dip into chocolate.
For chocolate covered peanut butter balls (or buckeyes) chill for at least one hour before dipping into melted chocolate.
Chill at least one hour.