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Buckeye Balls Recipe

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This recipe for Buckeye Balls, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judy Walburn


1 1/2c creamy peanut butter
1/2c butter
1t vanilla
1-16oz powdered sugar
1-6oz chocolate semisweet morsels
2T Crisco

Line baking sheet w/ waxed or parchament paper.
In bowl, mix peanut butter, butter, vanilla & sugar with hand to form a smooth dough.
Shape into balls.
Place on wax paper & refrigerate.
Melt chocolate & shortening until smooth.
Insert toothpick into balls & dip into chocolate so that 3/4 of the ball is coated.
Return to wax paper, chocolate side down & remove pick.
Refrigerate until chocolate is set.




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