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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Balls

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These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Balls will make your taste buds sing. They’re so easy to make and they’ll be gone before you know it! This is one recipe you want to have on hand all the time.

One of the balls cut in half.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Balls

These chocolate chip balls are so good and only use a handful of ingredients. This recipe is very quick and easy to make and a perfect on-the-go snack. You can enjoy these peanut butter balls whenever you want, after lunch or dinner, or if you in a hurry they will make a perfect filling snack. Peanut Butter is an ingredient well known for being in many desserts. You will also love our other versions of this favorite treat like our traditional Peanut Butter Balls, and Christmas Peanut Butter M&M Balls.

Ingredients You Will Need:

(full amounts in recipe box below)

  • Peanut Butter- You will need creamy peanut butter. (I used natural)
  • Butter- Use unsalted butter to control the amount of salt in the recipe.
  • Powdered sugar- This will be mixed into the peanut butter.
  • Chocolate Chips- You can use milk or dark chocolate to add into and melt to coat the balls.

How to Make Peanut butter Chocolate Chip Balls

Add the peanut butter and butter into a mixing bowl and combine until smooth.

Combining the butter and peanut butter.

Pour in the powdered sugar and combine again.

Combining the powdered sugar and peanut butter.

Add in the chocolate chips and use a spatula to fold in.

Adding in the chocolate chips.

Begin rolling the dough to form dough bowls with your hands, then put into the fridge to set for about 30-45 minutes.

Place a cup of chocolate chips into a heat-safe bowl and melt in the microwave.

Then, take the dough balls out of the fridge and dip them into the melted chocolate.

Coating the peanut butter balls in chocolate.

Put into the fridge to harden the chocolate.

Serve and Enjoy!

A close up of the balls on a serving plate.

Can you freeze Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Balls?

Yes, you can place these in the freezer. These can keep up for a few weeks if placed into the fridge. However, you will need to make sure they are in a freezer bag or airtight container.

How long do These Last?

These peanut butter balls can last up to 2 weeks if placed into the fridge. If you leave them in the freezer, they can last up to 3 months. Be sure that if you take them out of the freezer that you let them defrost for few hours before eating.

The peanut butter balls in a small bowl with two of the balls sitting in front of the bowl.

More Peanut Butter Recipes:

The peanut butter balls in the small bowl.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Balls

Published By Jill
These peanut butter chocolate chip balls will make your taste buds sing. They're so easy to make and they'll be gone before you know it! This is one recipe you want to have on hand all the time. 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Chill Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 truffles


  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter I used natural
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter - softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 ⅓ cup chocolate chips


  • In a mixing bowl, stir together peanut butter and butter until smooth.
  • Add powdered sugar. Mix well.
  • Fold in ⅓ cup chocolate chips.
  • Roll the dough into small balls. Place in the refrigerator to set (approximately 30-45 minutes).
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips.
  • Dip each of the peanut butter balls into the melted chocolate.  Place back in the refrigerator to let the chocolate harden.
  • ENJOY!
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