Easy Buckeye Bars

Easy Buckeye Bars


"The traditional Ohio treat now made easier in bar form."
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50 m servings 295 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 295 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 145 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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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  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 the peanut butter layer. Let buckeye bars cool completely before cutting into squares.



I took them to work and everyone loved them. They were very mushy and we had to stick them back in the fridge half way through the day, though. I probably would go ahead and make actual buckey...

This recipe just needed alil tweaking in my opinion........31/2 cups of sifted powered sugar and they came out perfect ! They set up nice and came out of the pan intact :-) I gave them a 5 star ...

very very good..... more peanut buttery is leave out the brown sugar

Not a good version of this recipe. I had made these several years ago and was trying to find a recipe for "buckeye bars" that was similar to what I remember making in the past. The chocolate bec...