Buckeyes Recipe

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Samantha Bideau


Don't be afraid to use the paraffin wax. It does really well in melted chocolate. It doesn't change the taste. It will help the chocolate go farther, provide a glossy look when the chocolate hardens, and help the chocolate harden up better.


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4 dozen buckeyes
30 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 c
    peanut butter
  • 1/2
    stick unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2
    12 oz bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/8
    one bar of paraffin wax

How to Make Buckeyes


  1. Place wax paper onto cookie sheets and set aside.
  2. Cream peanut butter and butter together. Add sugar a little at a time. Make sure to mix well. Mixture should not be too sticky. Roll mixture into 1" balls.
  3. Melt chocolate and wax together in a double boiler. Dip balls into chocolate. Leave a small portion of the ball uncoated. Use a toothpick to remove ball from chocolate. Let cool on wax paper. Store in cool place.

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About Buckeyes

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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