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Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski Photo by: Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski

Buckeye Balls

The term Buckeye Balls is code for delicious chocolate, peanut butter candy goodies.

Southern Living NOVEMBER 2000

  • Yield: Makes 7 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) jar creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 (16-ounce) packages powdered sugar
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Preparation

Beat peanut butter and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until blended.

Shape into 1-inch balls; chill 10 minutes or until firm.

Microwave chocolate and shortening in a 2-quart glass bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring twice.

Dip each ball in chocolate mixture until partially coated; place on wax paper to harden. Store in an airtight container.

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