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Buckeye Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Rock
Added: Sunday, September 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 16oz. pkg confection sugar
1 6 oz. pkg semi sweet morsels
2 tbs. solid vegetable shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Line a baking sheet with wax paper. In a medium bowl, mix peanut butter, butter, sugar, and vanilla with hands to form a smooth dough. Mixture will be stiff. (If mixture is too dry, add more peanut butter or a touch of water). Shape into balls and place on wax paper. Put in refrigerator.

In top of double boiler over simmering, not boiling water, melt chocolate and shortening together. When smooth, pour into smaller bowl.

Remove peanut butter balls from refrigerator. Insert toothpick into ball and dip in chocolate. Remove to wax paper, chocolate side down. Refrigerate on wax paper for at least 30 minutes.
To store: Remove balls from wax paper and place in plastic container.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ok, so this might not be the healthiest dessert out there, but I can guarantee you it is one of the tastiest!

 

 

 

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