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Buckeyes

        Lifestyle | Midwestern

Miss Ohio, Erica Gelhaus, submitted this recipe for Buckeyes.

Miss Ohio, Erica Gelhaus, submitted this recipe for Buckeyes.

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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups peanut butter
1/2 cup margarine or butter
1 lb powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
Crisco

Preparation

  1. Mix peanut butter, margarine or butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla in bowl (It helps to soften the margarine).
  2. Shape into 1" balls.
  3. Refrigerate balls until cooled to fridge temperature.
  4. Meanwhile, melt chocolate with a bit of Crisco (so the chocolate will harden. Without Crisco, chocolate will remain soft. ) – can also use paraffin wax
  5. Insert toothpick into refrigerated balls and dip into chocolate, leaving small area resembling a buckeye.
  6. Cool on wax paper and store in refrigerator or freezer.

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