I usually take the easy way out and use the Bakers chocolate dip microwave cups. I buy both milk chocolate and dark chocolate and dip 2/3 of the PB balls in milk chocolate and the other 1/3 in dark-as it seems like the people I make these for- prefer milk chocolate.
Been searching but the 2 predominant results have been either merely melting semi-sweet chocolate chips carefully on their own or with 2 tbl of shortening.
First and foremost-I have no shortening. Secondly-I want some a bit sweeter than melted semi-sweet morsels-but do not see any recipes for how I can make a milk chocolate dipping shell with what I have on hand. I think I have most everything BUT shortening.