The Secret Sisters — Grandma's Buckeyes

The Secret Sisters call this a "no-fail" recipe because really, how can you go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate — together?

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

1. In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, butter, vanilla and confectioners' sugar. The dough will look dry. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.

2. Press a toothpick into the top of each ball (to be used later as the handle for dipping) and chill in freezer until firm, about 30 minutes.

3. Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir frequently until smooth.

4. Dip frozen peanut butter balls in chocolate holding onto the toothpick. Leave a small portion of peanut butter showing at the top to make them look like Buckeyes. Put back on the cookie sheet and refrigerate until serving.

5. Eat an embarrassing amount of these little beauties, then hit the gym. Ha!

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