Yield
Makes 7 dozen

With only five ingredients, these divine candies are simple to make and a pleasure to eat.

How to Make It

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

Dip each peanut butter ball in melted chocolate mixture until partially coated, and place on wax paper to harden. Store candy in an airtight container.

Ratings & Reviews

silverlakelady's Review

silverlakelady
March 31, 2014
Please call these delights by their names. Just "Buckeyes". I am a translated Ohio Buckeye and have never heard these called Buckeye Balls. The only difference I make is that I use 1/2 a parafin bar melted with the chocolate. I also freeze mine before dipping them.

felinefrenz's Review

felinefrenz
December 13, 2011
A co-worker makes these each Christmas, they're delicious