Buckeye’s Recipe


Buckeye's Recipe

Yield: 36 buckeyes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 30 minutes


  • 4 c. crunchy or smooth peanut butter
  • 1 c. (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
  • 6 c. powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 (12oz.) bag semisweet chocolate morsels


In a large mixer bowl, beat the peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla together.

Cover and chill until firm, or overnight.

Roll into balls about 1 inch in diameter, and place on shallow, wax paper lined pans.

Chill until firm.

In the top of a double boiler, melt the chocolate morsels.

With a candy dipper or toothpick, dip the balls into the chocolate and drain on a cake rack.

When firm , refrigerate until serving time.

Makes about 3 dozen Buckeyes.

Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 36 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 251Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 137mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 2gSugar: 22gProtein: 6g

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