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Bloodshot Eyeballs

 Bloodshot Eyeballs
Your party guests will be pleasantly surprised to find that these aren't eyeballs at all—they're yummy peanut butter balls! Little ghouls will find them fun to eat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 24 brown Reese's pieces or M&M's® Brand Chocolate Candies
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine 1 cup confectioners' sugar, peanut butter
  • and butter. Shape into 1-in. balls; place on a waxed paper-lined
  • pan. Chill for 30 minutes or until firm.
  • In a microwave, melt white candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip
  • balls in coating; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper.
  • Immediately press a Reese's candy onto the top of each eyeball for
  • pupil. Let stand for 30 minutes or until set.
  • In a small bowl, combine the water, food coloring and remaining
  • confectioners' sugar. Transfer to a heavy-duty resealable plastic
  • bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe wavy lines downward
  • from pupil, creating the look of bloodshot eyes. Store in an
  • airtight container. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 139 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.