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Recipe by .BarbaraAnn.

I believe it is my duty as an Ohioan to post my family's delicious recipe for the team-supporting treat that mimics a peanut butter cup.

Top Review by Muffin Goddess

Well, I can't say I've ever tried a buckeye before this to compare to these, but these were delicious in their own right. I didn't know how big these were supposed to be, so I portioned them out with a #60 scoop. I also didn't have the paraffin, so I melted some Scharffen-Berger semisweet squares instead of the chips. I messed up and allowed them to chill too close together, so the chocolate broke off in spots where the candies were touching. Luckily, I was just making them for kicks, and not for presentation, so all's good. Thanks for posting! Made for PAC Fall '12

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix peanut butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla.
  2. Add margarine.
  3. Roll into balls and let chill thoroughly.
  4. Melt chocolate chips and parafin. Dip balls in the chocolate mixture. Toothpicks are a smart choice. Traditionally, leave a portion of the ball uncoated.
  5. Place dipped balls on waxed paper-covered cookie sheets and refrigerate.

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