Easy Buckeye Candy

Buckeye Candy (also known as Buckeye Balls) are a classic treat made by dipping decadent peanut butter balls in chocolate.

These peanut butter buckeye candies are fudge-like despite not requiring any baking. Unbelievably easy and delicious!

INGREDIENTS

– creamy peanut butter – butter – vanilla extract – salt – powdered sugar – chocolate chips

Cream butter and half of the powdered sugar together until fluffy. Add vanilla and a pinch of salt, and mix for 30 seconds.

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Add peanut butter and mix. Add remaining powdered sugar and mix until well incorporated and you have a cookie dough like consistency. Place bowl of peanut butter mixture in fridge for an hour.

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After one hour, use a cookie scoop to form dough balls. Place on lined cookie sheet and freeze for one hour. Melt the chocolate chips and shortening together.

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Dip the bottom of each puff into the melted chocolate. Place the puffs back on the cookie sheet or platter and freeze for another 15 minutes to set the chocolate.

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