Best Buckeyes (Peanut Butter and Chocolate Candies)

Total Time
45mins
Prep
45 mins
Cook
0 mins

I make about 30 varieties of cookies and candies during the holidays and these are the most requested. They are fairly easy and delicious. I serve them on a tray in miniature muffin liners. I have tried many different buckeye recipes, but this one, given to me years ago, is the best one I have used. ADDED 12/17/06: Instead of chips and paraffin wax, this year I used chocolate bark coating and it worked really well. You will need about Five - 2 oz. blocks of bark.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cream peanut butter and butter.
  2. Add sugar and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Form into 1 inch balls and refrigerate.
  4. Melt chocolate chips with parafin wax in a double boiler.
  5. Dip balls into chocolate with a toothpick about 3/4 of the way covered.
  6. Place chocolate side down on waxed paper.
  7. Let set at room temperature or refrigerate.