Buckeyes (original recipe)

Buckeyes (original Recipe)

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Megan Stewart


Grandma W and the Great Aunts used to have a cookie baking binge for the holidays, and this was one Grandma made for me. I never liked chunky peanut butter, so she substituted rice krispies for the crunch. Now that I have had Ohio Buckeyes, I don't make it this way any more! But it brings back great memories...


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  • 1 stick
  • 1 large
    jar peanut butter (smooth)
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 3 c
    rice krispies
  • 12 oz
    package chocolate chips
  • ·
    gulf wax

How to Make Buckeyes (original recipe)


  1. Melt margarine, add peanut butter, sugar and rice krispies. Shape into balls. Put in fridge to harden, about 10 min. Melt chocolate chips in double boiler with about 1/2 bar gulf wax. Dip balls to cover 3/4 way up, return to fridge to cool.

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About Buckeyes (original recipe)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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