Peanut Butter Buckeyes (Better Than Reese's)

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by pamela t.

This recipe came from Family Circle and is one of the "Great American Bake Sale" recipes. It is delicious! You'll want to double and triple this recipe as the buckeyes disappear fast! Cooking time is chilling time.

Top Review by Roger/OH

Tasted great. I made these with my granddaughter for her bake sale at school. The only thing we did different is to add 1 1/2 TBS of Crisco to the dipping chocolate

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper.
  2. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and peanut butter on medium speed until well combined.
  3. Roll mixture into 1" balls.
  4. Place on waxed paper.
  5. Place into the freezer about 30 minutes until firm.
  6. Meanwhile, microwave chocolate chips in a glass bowl about 2 minutes.
  7. Stir until melted.
  8. Stick each peanut butter ball with a toothpick and dip into melted chocolate until 3/4 of ball is covered.
  9. Wipe any excess chocolate off of ball.
  10. Place on waxed paper.
  11. chill in fridge at least 45 minutes until set.
  12. If dough gets too sticky while rolling the balls. Wet your hands with cold water.

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