Easy Buckeye Balls

READY IN: 1hr 10minsYIELD: 7 dozen

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar creamy peanut butter
  • 1cupbutter or 1 cupmargarine, softened
  • 1.5 (16 ounce) packages powdered sugar
  • 1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 2tablespoonsshortening
  • NUTRITION INFO

    Serving Size: 1 (1767) g

    Servings Per Recipe:1

    Calories: 1309.2

    Calories from Fat 704 g 54 %

    Total Fat 78.3 g 120 %

    Saturated Fat 32.6 g 162 %

    Cholesterol 71.2 mg 23 %

    Sodium 559.3 mg 23 %

    Total Carbohydrate142.8 g 47 %

    Dietary Fiber 7.5 g 29 %

    Sugars 127.3 g 509 %

    Protein 20.2 g 40 %

    DIRECTIONS

  • Beat peanut butter at mediun speed with an electric mixer until blended.Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until blended.
  • Shape into 1-inch balls, and chill 10 minutes or until firm.
  • Microwave chocolate morsels and shortening into a 2-quart glass bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring twice.
  • Dip each peanut butter ball in melted chocolate mixture until partially coated, and place on wax paper to harden.Store candy in an airtight container.
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