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Buckeye Cookies II Recipe

Buckeye Cookies II

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"Peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate."

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Original recipe makes 5 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Mix together margarine, peanut butter, confectioners' sugar and graham cracker crumbs by hand. Form into 2 inch balls and place on wax paper.
  2. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Melt chocolate chips in top of double boiler. Put a toothpick in the peanut butter balls and dip in chocolate until 3/4 covered. Place on waxed paper to cool.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 24, 2003

The peanut butter mixture in this recipe isn't stiff enough. I made it as directed, but I would definitely gradually add more powdered sugar the next time. If you do make it as is, put your toothpicks into the peanut butter balls before refrigerating. I did this and it helped keep them on the toothpicks. The flavor is excellent. They're just a little difficult to work with. I also found that the recipe makes far more than listed. I used a small cookie scoop to keep them all the same size and I got 153 buckeyes out of it rather than the 60 stated on the recipe.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 31, 2002

The peanut butter mixture was the sloppiest substance I have ever worked with. It had to be frozen or it would not stay on the tooth pick. It was incredibly soft otherwise.

 

7 Ratings

Jun 11, 2003

I needed more chocolate chips than called for. I used 2 1/2 bags.

 
Aug 29, 2002

This has been an all time family favorite in our house.

 
Feb 02, 2005

I needed a lot more chocolate to coat all the peanut butter wads I had rolled which were an absolute mess. The mixture just doesn't get firm or allow you to work it into spherical balls. I ended up with chocolate peanut butter blobs. I wasn't that crazy about the taste either. I've had other people's buckeyes that have had a much more balanced flavor.

 
Aug 29, 2002

My mom has made these for years. They are the best food in the world.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 475 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.3 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 32.3 g
  • 50%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 9.2 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 255 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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