June 26, 2017

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Buckeye Balls

A pop in your mouth chocolate covered peanut butter treat that is easy to make.

Buckeye Balls Peanut Butter Candy

  • 1 cups creamy peanut butter
  • cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 16 ounce package confections sugar
  • 1 6 ounce semi-sweet chocolate
  • 2 tablespoon solid vegetable shortening

    Preheat oven to 350 degree

  1. Line a cookie sheet pan with wax paper
  2. Combine peanut butter, butter, vanilla and confections sugar
  3. Mix ingredients together
  4. Hand form into a smooth dough (Mixture will be stiff)
  5. Shape dough into balls
  6. Place balls onto wax paper
  7. Refrigerate for approximately 3 hours
  8. Melt chocolate and shortening in top broiler of double-broiler pot over simmering heat
  9. Pour melted chocolate into small bowel
  10. Insert toothpick into peanut butter balls
  11. Dip balls into melted chocolate coating approximately of the ball
  12. Return the balls to wax paper, chocolate side down
  13. Refrigerate for an additional 30 minutes to 1hour until firm
  14. Store in container with wax paper

Makes 5 dozen.