How to Make Ohio Buckeyes

by Destiny Bearden

Destiny Bearden


  • 1 ½ Cups creamy peanut butter
  • ½ Cups butter, softened
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 Cups sifted confectioners sugar
  • 6 Ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon shortening
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    The ingredients you need

    Step 2

    First; you start by putting peanut butter in your bowl

    Step 3

    Second; you add vanilla extract

    Step 4

    Third; You put the amount of butter you need into the bowl

    Step 5

    You then stir everything together until you can no longer see any sugar

    Step 6

    When it looks like this you can then start rolling it into little balls

    Step 7

    These are about the size you want them . Not to big or to small

    Step 8

    Then you put them in the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes to get a little harder .

    Step 9

    Then you pour your chocolate chips into a bowl over a pot of hot water and let them melt but don't forget to add your shortening so it doesn't stick .

    Step 10

    Once you see no chucks of chocolate chips that's how you know you're ready to start dipping the buck eyes

    Step 11

    So grab a few toothpicks

    Step 12

    Stick the toothpicks in it and just start dipping

    Step 13

    Then sit back down on the pan and continue.

    Step 14

    Eat and enjoy :)