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    Best Ever Buckeyes

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    10 mins

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    Jo's Note:

    Small peanut butter balls that taste even better than Reese's Cups. The taste so good- be careful, they are addictive!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    balls

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix peanut butter, margarine or butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla in bowl (It helps to soften the margarine).
    2. 2
      Shape into 1" balls.
    3. 3
      Refrigerate balls.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, melt chocolate with a bit of crisco (so the chocolate will harden. Without crisco, chocolate will remain soft.) in double boiler.
    5. 5
      Insert toothpick into refrigerated balls and dip into chocolate, leaving small area resembling a buckeye.
    6. 6
      Cool on wax paper and store in refrigerator or freezer.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 12, 2010

      55

      These are so good. They are much better cold. Make sure you let them get really cold before you try to dip them into the chocolate. Makes it so much easier. Thanks for this!! Will make again! My daughter loved to help make these.

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    • on February 10, 2010

      45

      Very delish! I was craving buckeyes today, and this hit the spot! The vanilla was a lovely touch! I did, however, have to edit the recipe a little. As I was mixing the powdered sugar in (I do it little by little), I realized that the mixture was going to get way too dry if I added the whole package. I think I used 3/4 of the package, and that was definitely enough. It might have been my fault, because I was using organic peanut butter, but I would think it would make the mixture moister instead of drier. Other than that, though, the recipe was wonderful :-) I used about 2 tbsp. of Crisco, and the chocolate hardened beautifully. Thank you for sharing!

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    • on December 22, 2011

      55

      These are delicious! I agree they tend to be to dry with 1lb. of powdered suger so I added just a bit more butter and then it was fine. Did not have Crisco so will have to try that next time but still came out very well.

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    Nutritional Facts for Best Ever Buckeyes

    Serving Size: 1 (1210 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 151.8
     
    Calories from Fat 81
    53%
    Total Fat 9.0 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 71.9 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.2 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 15.4 g
    61%
    Protein 2.7 g
    5%

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