Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins
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!
- 1 1⁄2 cups peanut butter
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 6 cups confectioners' sugar
- 4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 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.
- 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.
- Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir frequently until smooth.
- 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.