Peanut Butter Buckeyes


Peanut Butter Buckeyes

yield: 4-5 DOZEN

prep time: 1 HOUR, 20 MINUTES

Classic candy from Ohio. Peanut Butter Buckeyes. Soft peanut butter filling dipped in chocolate! Be sure to make a batch for you next party!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 12 oz chocolate candy coating (Ghirardelli melting wafers, chocolate)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, blend melted butter, powdered sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract until fully combined.
  2. Scoop balls and roll them into your hands, making about a 1-1/2 inch sized ball. Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and repeat until all filling is used.
  3. Refrigerate for about one hour.
  4. Melt chocolate according to package directions. Using a toothpick, dip bottoms into melted chocolate (leaving some of the peanut butter tops exposed). Place on parchment paper and allow to set.
  5. If desired, when chocolate has set, pinch the toothpick marks closed and pat until smooth. Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks. ENJOY.
**Chocolate candy coating is also known as chocolate almond bark or chocolate Candiquik

Peanut Butter Buckeyes: a soft peanut butter filled candy famous in Ohio. Make a batch today!

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