Recipe source: my sister in law
When I lived in Ohio, I discovered the magic of buckeyes. They are a bit labor intensive, but sooooo worth it.
You will need:
- 16 oz confectioner’s sugar (4 cups)
- 1 18 oz jar of creamy peanut butter (2 cups)
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 12oz bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips
- toothpicks & wax paper
Step one: In a bowl, combine sugar, and peanut butter.
Once blended, add the butter.
Step two: Roll the mixture into little chestnut sized balls and place on wax paper. Refrigerate.
Step three: With a double boiler or microwave, melt the chocolate chips. Remove the peanut butter balls and put them in freezer for five minutes- they stay on the toothpick better and the chocolate hardens quicker.
Step four: Dip the peanut butter ball into the chocolate with a toothpick and slowly coat on all sides with the chocolate. Leave a circle around the toothpick chocolate free. Freeze them until you are ready to serve.
A delicious tradition:)