1 cup crunchy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
2 cups puffed rice cereal
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate morsels
2 Ts vegetable shortening
54 mini-muffin paper cups
In large electric mixer bowl, beat peanut butter and sugar on medium speed until thoroughly combined. Add rice cereal, mixing thoroughly.
Portion mixture, using rounded teaspoon. Shape into balls. Place each ball in paper cup. Refrigerate.
Melt chocolate morsels and shortening in small saucepan, over low heat, stirring constantly. Spoon 1 teaspoon melted chocolate over each peanut butter ball.
Refrigerate until firm. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.