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Holiday Treats: Buckeyes

by bsherm on December 22, 2010

I think the first buckeye I ever had was 30 years ago. We got the recipe from a neighbor and it has morphed a little over the years. Now, while a real buckeye is poisonous, these buckeyes are a peanut butter core wrapped in chocolate. The core is pretty simple. Butter, Peanut Butter, and a LOT of powdered sugar. My whole family makes buckeyes, and we tend to differ the ingredients slightly. I tend to use less sugar, more peanut butter and strive to use as little paraffin as possible in the chocolate coating. Lets look at how they are made.

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