Makes 60 servings, yields 4 to 5 dozen.
1/2 cup butter
4 cups confectioners' sugar
2 cups creamy peanut butter
3 cups crisp rice cereal (slightly crumbled)
2 cups milk chocolate chips
4 Tbs shortening
1. In a large mixing bowl, mix butter, sugar, peanut butter and crisp rice cereal together thoroughly.
2. Roll into small balls and set aside.
3. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat. Coat the small balls in the chocolate mixture. Refrigerate for several hours.