Easy Buckeye Bars


These buckeye bars are a traditional Ohio treat, made easier here in bar form.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
1 10x15-inch pan


  • 2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter

  • ½ cup melted margarine

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (12 ounce) bag chocolate chips


  1. Grease a 10x15-inch jelly roll pan.

  2. Mix confectioners' sugar, peanut butter, margarine, brown sugar, and vanilla together in a bowl. Press peanut butter mixture into the prepared pan.

  3. Melt chocolate chips in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching.

  4. Pour melted chocolate evenly over peanut butter layer. Let buckeye bars cool completely before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

295 Calories
19g Fat
31g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 295
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Sodium 146mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 6g
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 199mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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