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Buckeyes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 4 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 cup Shortening

Instructions

  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix together peanut butter, butter, and vanilla.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar, stirring it into the mixture until it is incorporated.
  • Roll into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared sheet.
  • Insert a toothpick into each ball.
  • Place in freezer until hard (about 30 minutes).
  • Combine the chocolate chips and shortening.
  • Melt by microwaving for 1 minute, then stirring and repeating until smooth and melted.
  • Use the toothpick to dip into the chocolate (leave a small circle uncoated on top of each).
  • Gently shake off excess and place back on sheet.
  • Refrigerate several hours until chocolate sets.
  • Remove toothpicks and smooth over the hole.