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no bake peanut butter balls with rice cereal

Crispy Peanut Butter Balls

Crispy Peanut Butter Balls are crunchy bites of peanut butter and rice cereals dunked in chocolate and rolled in crushed nuts.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Crispy Peanut Butter Balls, Peanut Butter Balls
Prep Time 30 minutes
Chill: 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 20 balls
Calories 288kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups rice cereal
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup or honey
  • 2 cups dark chocolate melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup peanuts chopped


  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set it aside.
  • In a large bowl combine peanut butter, cereal, vanilla extract, and maple syrup, stir until fully combined.
  • Roll the mixture into 20 balls, about 2 tablespoons each.
  • Place onto the prepared baking sheet and freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Add chopped chocolate to a medium bowl and microwave on medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving every 20 seconds and stirring again, until melted.
  • Dip and roll the balls in melted chocolate, place back onto the baking sheet and immediately sprinkle chopped peanuts on top.
  • Return to the freezer until the chocolate is set, about 15-30 minutes.



Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 82IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 4mg