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Drinks & Treats: Peanut Butter Buckeyes

Peanut Butter Buckeyes Recipe by Paula Deen

14 ratings
Moderate Level
185 MIN 180 Prep + 5 Cook
$.61 /Serving
14 ratings
Moderate Level
185 MIN 180 Prep + 5 Cook
18 Servings
$.61 /Serving

Peanut Butter Buckeyes Recipe by Paula Deen

14 ratings
14 ratings
Moderate Level
185 MIN 180 Prep + 5 Cook
18 Servings
$.61 /Serving


  • 1 (12 oz) jar crunchy peanut butter, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 (16 oz) box powdered sugar
  • 1/2 lb butter, (2 sticks)
  • 1 (12 oz) package semi-sweet chocolate chips


Step 1

Mix together peanut butter, sugar and butter and form into small balls; chill.

Step 2

In the top of a double boiler over medium heat, melt the chocolate chips, stirring until smooth.

Step 3

Using a toothpick, dip each ball into the chocolate and cover about 3/4 of the ball, leaving a round peanut butter "eye" showing. Place on wax paper to cool.

NUTRITION (PER SERVING): 142 calories, 7.6g fat (per ball)


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14 Reviews

Kathleen 12/18/2014
You may want to

You may want to check the amount of butter in this recipe. There is much more butter in this than other recipes. There was very little taste of peanut butter and the texture was more like frosting. I throw it out , at least I didn't waste the chocolate. I cut the butter down to 1/2 stick and it was much better.

Edwina 12/16/2014
GOOD! And I hav

GOOD! And I have steps really close-by.

sue 12/7/2014
Paula, I am sure

Paula, I am sure these are delicious but they aren't pretty like a buckeye...We make buckeyes in Ohio because we ARE the Ohio Buckeyes...Ours add one more ingredient that makes them shine!

Darlene 12/1/2014
These are the be

These are the best!

Amie 11/4/2014
My family loves

My family loves these. I only make them around the holiday season as a special treat for everyone. My daughter usually helps me. So I guess it is becoming a tradition.

Ellen 10/9/2014
I make this cook

I make this cookie at Christmas every year and my family loves them.

Rosa 9/30/2014
I'm not done mak

I'm not done making mine yet and I'm already giving this five stars based on the little sample I took. I've got the peanut butter mixture cooling in the fridge and soon I'll be melting the chocolate.

Paula, you're a gem! Be sure to tell your crew I love them too. Yes, I rhymed that on purpose. :p

Katrina 9/27/2014
My husband loves

My husband loves these peanut butter candies. They are so easy to make. Thanks for the recipe and video. I love to watch you do it before I try doing it myself. It makes the process more successful for me as I am a visual learner.

Sharon 9/27/2014
Love Buckeyes an

Love Buckeyes and this is an easy recipe.

Karen 9/27/2014
I am from OHIO a

I am from OHIO and a true buckeye and this is a great recipe minus the crunchy. I prefer creamy . It is more authentic. LOL. Like your new network Paula.