Best Ever Buckeyes Recipe
adapted from #16716 at Recipezaar
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
- Mix peanut butter, margarine or butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla in bowl (It helps to soften the margarine).
- Shape into 1" balls.
- Refrigerate balls.
melt chocolate coating with a bit of crisco in microwave following directions.
- 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.
- Cool on wax paper.