Ohio Buckeye Peanut Butter & Chocolate Candy

READY IN: 5hrs
Recipe by ARathkamp

I simply cannot get enough of chocolate and peanut butter.. If the only foods left on earth were chocolate & peanut butter, I could survive! These little balls of bliss may be somewhat labor intensive, but us Ohioans go gaga over these. Time includes prep and refrigeration time.

Top Review by Quartknee Grant

These really are the best if you love chocoalte and peanut butter! When I make them I don't add nearly that much shortening to the chocolate. Everyone I give them to falls in love!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, mix together peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla.
  2. Shape mixture into 1 inch balls, inserting 1 toothpick in top center.
  3. Refrigerate balls for at least 2 hours.
  4. Over low heat, melt shortening with chocolate chips until smooth.
  5. Dip each peanut butter ball into chocolate leaving small uncoated top area (resembling a buckeye).
  6. Cool on wax paper and refrigerate (or freeze) for additional 2 hours before serving.

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