Buckeye Candy

Buckeye Candy

5 ingredients
110 calories
1 min cook time


5 total
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
2 cups (12-ounce package) Nestlé® Toll House® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
3 3/4 cups (16-ounce box) powdered sugar
¼ cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened
2 cups creamy peanut butter (not all-natural)


Prep: 40
Cook: 1
Wait: 75
Serving: 70
Step 1
Beat peanut butter and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in powdered sugar until mixture holds together and is moistened. Shape into 1-inch balls; place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
Preparation: 20 min
Step 4
Dip peanut butter balls into melted chocolate using a wooden pick, leaving a small portion of the ball uncovered at the top. Shake off excess chocolate and scrape bottom of candy on side of bowl. Return to baking sheets.
Preparation: 20 min
Step 3
Melt morsels and shortening in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted.
Cooking: 1 min
Step 2
Freeze for 1 hour.
Waiting: 60 min
Step 5
Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Store in covered container in refrigerator.
Waiting: 15 min

Nutrition Information

110 calories per serving
Serving size: 70
6.64g fat
12.17g carbs
2.10g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 2mg
Sodium 32mg
Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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