Best Ever Buckeyes

Best Ever Buckeyes Recipe

adapted from #16716 at Recipezaar

40 -50 balls

  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 pound chocolate candy coating
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  1. Mix peanut butter, margarine or butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla in bowl (It helps to soften the margarine).
  2. Shape into 1" balls.
  3. Refrigerate balls.
  4. Meanwhile, melt chocolate coating with a bit of crisco in microwave following directions.
  5. Insert toothpick into refrigerated balls and dip into chocolate, leaving small area resembling a buckeye. You can make the little hole disappear by rubbing the toothpick over the spot to smooth.
  6. Cool on wax paper.