Caramel Buckeye Candies

1
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I can't wait to try these..this is another recipe from "Taste Of Home" Christmas cookies!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
5 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • COATING

  • 5 c
    crisp rice cereal ( rice crispies)
  • 1 3/4 c
    finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 pkg
    ( 14 oz each) caramels
  • 1 c
    butter, cubed
  • 2 c
    white baking chips/ or milk chocolate chips

How to Make Caramel Buckeye Candies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, cream peanut butter and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add confectioners' sugar until combined. Roll into 1/2 inch balls; place on waxed paper - lined baking pan. Chill until firm.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine cereal and walnuts; set aside. In a microwave, melt caramels and butter; stir until smooth. Dip balls in caramel; allow excess to drip off. Roll in cereal mixture; return to baking sheets.
  3. In a microwave, melt chips; stir until smooth. Drizzle over candies. Refrigerate until set.

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