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Buckeyes Recipe

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This recipe for Buckeyes, by , is from The Welch Family Tree (with Branches and Friends), one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Welch


1 C Peanut butter
1 box Powdered sugar
C Butter
C Margarine
1 pkg Semi-sweet chocolate chips
approx. 1" piece of paraffin

Melt butter & margarine.
Mix with peanut butter and sugar.
Roll in small balls (3/4)
Refrigerate for 1 hour (or freezer for 15 minutes)
Melt chocolate and paraffin in double boiler.
Use toothpicks to hold candy balls and dip into melted chocolate (swirl around, leaving top uncovered for Buckeye)
Take only a few at a time from refrigerator (they dip and harden smoother when they are cold)




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