by , Updated April 25, 2017
Buckeyes are made with a coating of chocolate chips. Dip the peanut butter candy in melted chocolate, but leave the tops of the candy uncovered so they will look like the nuts of a buckeye tree. The candies don't take long to prepare, but they have to chill thoroughly before dipping, so plan ahead.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
- Combine the margarine, peanut butter, and powdered sugar, mixing until smooth. Shape into 1-inch balls and refregerate until thoroughly chilled.
- When the peanut butter balls are chilled, melt chocolate chips with the shortening. dip balls in the chocolate, leaving tops uncovered so they resemble buckeye nuts.
Makes about 5 dozen candies.Calories per serving: 136