Cookie & Peanut Cream Balls

2019 Georgia National Fair Peanut Recipe Contest Winner
Category: Sweet Dish
1st place: Carrie Veal, Carrollton, Ga.

1 package chocolate sandwich cookies, divided
1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 (10oz) bag mini marshmallows
4 tablespoon butter
4 tablespoon dry roasted peanuts
Line an 8x8 pan with wax paper and set aside.

Crush cookies in zip-top bag and add to large bowl. Add peanut butter to cookies. Melt butter and marshmallows in large microwave bowl for about 2 minutes. Marshmallows will become fluffy. Immediately add mixture to cookie and mix. Press into lined pan. Allow 15 minutes to set. Take 8 cookies and remove cream. Add cookies and peanuts to food processor. Process into small crumbs. Form 1 inch balls from marshmallow mixture and coat with crumbs.