Buckeye Candy - Oh-Io!

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by nrpelham

It is a Buckeye tradition of many! Chocolate and peanut butter - but this isn't your mamma's store bought Reece's Cup! These are the real deal! Our family tradition is to eat one before every game for good luck!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, butter, vanilla and confectioners' sugar. The dough will look dry. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.
  2. Press a toothpick into the top of each ball (to be used later as the handle for dipping) and chill in freezer until firm, about 30 minutes.
  3. Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir frequently until smooth.
  4. Dip frozen peanut butter balls in chocolate holding onto the toothpick. Leave a small portion of peanut butter showing at the top to make them look like Buckeyes. Put back on the cookie sheet and refrigerate until serving.

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