Buckeyes, Peanut Butter Balls, or Reese's Balls

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

It is all the same to us! This is another favorite in our house at CHRISTmas!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix peanut butter, margarine, and sugar together.
  2. Roll into small balls and chill.
  3. Melt chocolate chips and about 1/4 of 1 bar of grated paraffin together in microwave for 1 minute at 70% power. Stir. Continue microwaving at 70% power until completely melted making sure to check every 20 to 30 seconds. Dip balls into chocolate mixture. Place on wax paper to cool. Keep in fridge in covered container.
  4. Enjoy!
  5. Optional - Drizzle second type of chocolate on top for decorative effect.


Most Helpful

One Word ! AWESOME !!! I make these every year and they are the first to go ! Great recipe !

BarnyardBarbie November 28, 2009

Incredible recipe! The only downside is that they are addicting.

sleepycat October 03, 2016

I make these every year for our Christmas gathering and they are the most popular treat on the table! Thanks for posting, I will use this recipe again!!

cookin mimi December 18, 2015

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