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Peanut butter balls are dipped in chocolate for this Jif buckeye recipe.

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
60
Yield:
5 dozen
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Ingredients

60
Original recipe yields 60 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine peanut butter, butter, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on low until blended. Add 2 cups powdered sugar, beating until blended. Beat in additional powdered sugar until the mixture, when shaped into a ball, will stay on a toothpick. Shape into 1-inch balls. Refrigerate.

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  • Meanwhile, place chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium for 30 seconds. Stir. Repeat until the mixture is smooth. Reheat as needed while coating peanut butter balls.

  • Insert a toothpick in peanut butter ball. Dip 3/4 of ball into chocolate, leaving top uncovered to resemble a buckeye. Remove excess. Place on wax paper-lined tray. Remove toothpick. Smooth over holes. Refrigerate until firm.

Nutrition Facts

109 calories; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 11.2g; fat 6.8g; cholesterol 4.1mg; sodium 55mg. Full Nutrition
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