These candies are always popular at my church's annual Christmas fund-raiser.—Merry Kay Opitz, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
- 5-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 1-2/3 cups peanut butter
- 1 cup butter, melted
- 4 cups (24 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 teaspoon shortening
- In a large bowl, beat the sugar, peanut butter and butter until smooth. Shape into 1-in. balls; set aside.
- In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip balls in chocolate, allowing excess to drip off. Place on a wire rack over waxed paper; refrigerate for 15 minutes or until firm. Cover and store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 5-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Buckeyes in Country Woman November/December 2001, p7
Reviews for Buckeyes
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review