Candy Buckeyes


Peanut butter fudge is dipped in smooth chocolate for a luscious and crave-satisfying no-bake candy.

Prep Time:
45 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 15 mins
72 buckeyes


  • ¾ cup butter (no substitutes)

  • 3 ¼ - 3 ¾ cup sifted powdered sugar

  • 1 cup peanut butter

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 16 ounce semisweet chocolate

  • 1 tablespoon shortening


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Or, microwave in a microwave-safe bowl on 100-percent power (high) for 1 to 2 minutes.

  2. Combine melted butter and 2 cups of the powdered sugar in a medium mixing bowl. Beat until smooth. Add peanut butter, beating until combined. Stir in milk and vanilla. Beat in enough of the remaining powdered sugar to make a firm, crumbly-looking mixture.

  3. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls. Arrange on a tray; chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, melt chocolate and shortening in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Cool slightly. Using a fork, dip three-fourths of each ball into chocolate mixture so the ball resembles a buckeye. (If the chocolate mixture hardens, remelt over low heat.)

  5. Place balls, undipped portion up, on a tray lined with parchment or waxed paper. Chill until firm. Store in refrigerator. Makes about 72 buckeyes.

    Candy Buckeyes
    Yunhee Kim

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

90 Calories
6g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 72
Calories 90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Protein 1g
Iron 0.4mg 2%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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