Butterscotch Balls

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Butterscotch Balls are filled with peanut butter, dates and walnuts and covered with a butterscotch coating.

Butterscotch Balls

We make these Butterscotch Balls every year for Christmas. They are one of my favorite candies. Store them in an airtight container. They will keep a couple of weeks making them a great make ahead recipe for Christmas.

Butterscotch Balls
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Serves: 45 balls
 
Butterscotch Balls are filled with peanut butter, dates and walnuts and covered with a butterscotch coating.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 6 tablespoons Butter – at room temperature
  • 1½ cups Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • ½ cups Walnuts - chopped
  • 2 cups Dates – chopped
  • 12 oz. Butterscotch Chips
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl combine powdered sugar, butter and peanut butter. Stir in nuts and dates. Roll into small balls.
  2. Melt butterscotch chips over a double boiler. Dip balls into butterscotch. Place on wax paper to harden.
  3. Note: If butterscotch is to thick add a tablespoon of vegetable oil.

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