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Buckeye Candy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alex Harju
Added: Saturday, April 4, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. creamy peanut butter
1/4 c. butter, softened
3 3/4 c. (16 oz.) powdered sugar
2 c. (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 T. veg shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Line baking sheets with wax paper.
Beat peanut butter and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy, beat in powdered sugar until mixture holds together and is moistened. Shape into 1" balls; place on prepared baking sheets. Freeze 1 hour.
Melt chips and shortening in medium, uncovered microwave-safe bowl on high power for 1 minute; stir. (or use dipping chocolate and melt that.)
Dip peanut butter centers into melted chocolate using a toothpick, leaving a small portion of the center uncovered. Shake off excess chocolate and scrape bottom of candy on side of bowl, return to baking sheets; refrigerate until set.
Store in covered container in refrigerator.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Alex shared these with us because he is an Ohio Buckeye fan.

 

 

 

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