Buckeyes Recipe

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Buckeyes

Joyce Kutin

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@shortstak

Our grandson loves these and requests them every year.


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Comments:

Serves:

depends on the serving size of individuals

Prep:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
smooth peanut butter
1 c
butter, soft and unsalted
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
6 c
confectioners' sugar
4 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
small
cooking paraffin wax

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl mix together the peanut butter, vanilla , butter,and confectioner's sugar. The dough will look dry.
2
Roll into 1 inch balls and place on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Press a toothpick into the top of each ball ( to be used later as the handle for dipping) and chill in freezer until firm, about 30-60 min )
3
Melt chocolate chips and paraffin in a double boiler or in a bowl set over a pain of barely simmering water. Stir frequently until smooth.
4
Dip frozen peanut butter balls in chocolate holing onto the toothpick. Leave a small potion of peanut butter showing at the top to make them look like buckeyes. Put back on the cookie sheet and refrigerate until serving.
5
There are easy to make and the children love to help through the whole process: forming balls and dipping plus quality control tasting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy