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In this classic confection from the Buckeye State, creamy peanut butter and chocolate combine to create an adorable replica of an Ohio tree nut.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2013


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Recipe Summary

33 mins
1 hr 13 mins
Serves 38 (serving size: 1 buckeye)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place first 4 ingredients (through salt) in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add peanut butter and graham cracker crumbs; beat until blended.

  • Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Shape peanut butter mixture by tablespoonfuls into 38 balls. Place balls on baking sheet; refrigerate 1 hour.

  • Place chocolate in the top of a double boiler; place over simmering water, stirring until almost melted. Remove from heat; stir until smooth. Let cool slightly.

  • Place each ball on a fork, and dip ball in chocolate until partially coated; return to parchment paper to harden.

Nutrition Facts

141 calories; fat 8.3g; saturated fat 3.5g; mono fat 2.9g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 14.7g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 95mg; calcium 6mg.