Debbies Buckeyes (peanut butter balls)

Debbies Buckeyes (peanut butter balls)

18 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 63% would make again

Ready in 2 hours

its basically a 1,2,3 ratio and no need for a reciepe

"These are the easiest, no-fail candies that everyone will beg for year after year!! People of all ages can help in making them. I've made these with my mom since I was a little kid. A great tradition! The recipe makes a ton, but they are so good they will be eaten before you know it! Be sure to save some for yourself before handing them out to guests!"


1 lb Butter
2 lbs peanut butter
3 lbs powdered sugar
2 cups chocolate chips
2 tbsp wax
2 tbsp oill

Original recipe makes 250 Servings



soften butter, mix peanut butter and butter together well, add powdered sugar by hand and mix well. roll into walnut size balls, chill.

melt chocolate chips, oil and wax over double boiler, dipp peanut butter balls into melted chocolate chips and wax (for shine)

makes appox. 250-300 balls

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these are dipped with a toothpick or dipp the whole buckeye and place on cookie sheet

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These really are good, I've been making for two years now and getting ready to make them now; but noticed I haven't left you a review.. Excellent thank you for posting
Bumcook 1y ago

Plz post more resipies
evabuto 2y ago

I have not made this yet but I am looking to make it today. One question... What is the wax that it calls for? And is this actually needed or can we substitute something for it? Thank you!
Amanda0xox 2y ago

Thank U So Much For This! Great For Peanut Butter Lovers!
Deluxx 3y ago

This is for Amanda~Thank you so much for the tip/hint, I think I will try that this year. I already have request and usually end up making at least 2 batches. Time consuming but well worth the happy smiles when given out! Have a great year! Debbie/
hightea57 3y ago

I haven't actually made these yet, but my aunt makes about 300 dozen a year for Christmas baskets. She adds rice crispy cereal to the PB mix to add texture and I make myself sick on them every year. Just thought I would added that suggest for others. :)
amandajoya 3y ago

This buck eye recipe has been in my family for probably 70 years or more we love the Buckeyes we have them every year at Christmas and Thanksgiving
jenn040977 3y ago

Thank you everyone for your comments! Yes, you are right, i forgot to mention to refridge OR freeze for easier dipping. Adding vanilla is always good, do you think adding maple would make them NON peanut buttery? Will have to try that some time :) TY 2 all of you!
hightea57 3y ago

Absolutely Delicious! But it makes to many, I was giving them out to friends and family. Everyone loved them! Very easy to make if you refrigerate the balls before you dip them inchocolate
Gret41 3y ago

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