Party Poppers

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,773
Yield: 48 poppers


1/3 cup peanut butter
3 tablespoons butter or margarine softened
3 tablespoons corn syrup
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups powdered sugar
1 pound pecans or walnut halves
3 pounds large pitted dates


In a large mixing bowl, cream the peanut butter and butter together. Add the corn syrup, orange zest, vanilla, and salt. Mix well. Stir in all of the powdered sugar. After blending completely, mix with your hands. Move this mixture to a board on your countertop. Knead the mixture until it becomes cohesive.

Wrap in aluminum foil or plastic wrap and refrigerate. Chill for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

Remove mixture from refrigerator. Wrap 1/2–1 teaspoon of the mixture around a pecan or walnut half. Stuff a coated nut into each of the dates.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,773
Calories from Fat: 633

This Party Poppers recipe is from the Peanut Butter Sweets Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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