1. In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, butter, vanilla and confectioners' sugar. The dough will look dry. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.
2. Press a toothpick into the top of each ball (to be used later as the handle for dipping) and chill in freezer until firm, about 30 minutes.
3. Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir frequently until smooth.
4. Dip frozen peanut butter balls in chocolate holding onto the toothpick. Leave a small portion of peanut butter showing at the top to make them look like Buckeyes. Put back on the cookie sheet and refrigerate until serving.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (68g)|
|Recipe Makes: 30|
|Calories from Fat: 242 (66%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 26.9g||36 %|
|Saturated Fat 14.2g||71 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 8.8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.3g|
|Cholesterol 32.6mg||10 %|
|Sodium 92.6mg||3 %|
|Potassium 185.7mg||5 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 33g||10 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.4g||10 %|
|Sugars, other 30.6g|
|Protein 4.2g||6 %|
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Calories per serving: 364
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