Line a cookie sheet with parchment or waxed paper. Set aside.
Place the butter, peanut butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract
in medium mixing bowl. Using a heavy duty mixer, or a wooden spoon, mix the ingredients
into a smooth dough.
Using two teaspoons of dough for each, shape the dough into balls.
Place on cookie sheet and refrigerate.
Melt the chocolate coating according to package directions.
Remove peanut butter balls from refrigerator. Stick a toothpick into a ball and
carefully dip the ball into the chocolate coating, leaving the top one-fourth of
the ball uncovered. Place on paper-line cookie sheet, remove pick and continue procedure
until all balls are coated.
Refrigerate until chocolate is firm.
Yield: 60 servings
Reprinted with permission from
the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.