Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

These are not your traditional Buckeyes but I love butterscotch. If you want more tradition use choclolate chips instead of butterscotch

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix peanut butter, butter, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar with hands to form a smooth stiff dough. Shape into balls using 2 teaspoons of dough for each ball.
  3. Place on prepared pan, and refrigerate hours or freeze 1 hour until firm.
  4. In a double boiler over medium heat, melt the chocolate and shortening. Whisk together until smooth.
  5. Remove balls from refrigerator or freezer. Insert a wooden toothpick into a ball, and dip into melted chocolate.
  6. Return to wax paper, chocolate side down, and remove toothpick. Repeat with remaining balls. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to set.