Buckeye Balls

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Nell Majeran

A friend of mine gave me this recipe many years ago and we would make dozens of them for our Christmas trays every year. They were the first things to go.

Top Review by GinnyP

These are close to the ones I make. My family has been enjoying these for decades. I use Skippy PB, butter (at room temp), no oil, 12 oz chips, and 1/3 block of paraffin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first 3 ingredients together.
  2. Roll into 1" balls and place on waxed paper lined cookie sheet.
  3. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Melt chocolate chips in double boiler with oil.
  5. Stick toothpick in center of peanut butter ball, dip in chocolate about 3/4 of the ball, leaving a small amount of the peanut butter ball showing. Put back on waxed papered cookie sheet, remove toothpick. Refrigerate until set.
  6. Keep in sealed container in cool place. The yield depends on how large you make the balls. Cooking time is actually refrigeration time.

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