Halloween Recipes  

Halloween Peanut Butter Eyeballs

1/2 C. peanut butter
3 T. butter, softened
1 C. sifted powdered sugar
4 oz. vanilla-flavored candy coating
20 candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
Red and black decorator gel icing

In a mixing bowl stir together peanut butter and butter. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until combined.

Shape into 1-inch balls; place on waxed paper. Let stand about 20 minutes or until dry.

In a small saucepan melt candy coating over low heat. Dip balls, one at a time, into coating. Let excess coating drip off peanut butter balls.

Place on waxed paper. Immediately press a candy-coated chocolate piece into center of each peanut butter ball. Let stand until coating is firm. Add a dot of black gel to the center of candy pieces for pupils. Drizzle red gel onto balls for bloodshot eyes. Makes about 20 eyeballs.

Make-Ahead Tip:
Prepare as directed except do not decorate with gel icing. Cover loosely with foil. Store at room temperature for up to 24 hours. Add decorator gel icing just before serving.



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