1/2 " wide by 1/4" thick piece paraffin wax (in baking aisle)
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Let's Make It
Melt peanut butter and butter over double boiler or microwave. Transfer to mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar to warm peanut butter and butter mixture a bit at a time while mixing on medium-high speed. Mix until very smooth--very important! Put creamy mixture in refrigerator until cooled completely.
Scoop scant tablespoonfuls of peanut butter mixture and roll into balls. Put balls on parchment or wax paper, stick a toothpick in each and freeze until frozen hard.
Melt chocolate and wax in double boiler. Get peanut butter balls out of freezer and dip in chocolate, leaving a circle of peanut butter on top around toothpick. They will now look like a buckeye nut! Put back in refrigerator until chocolate is set. Remove toothpicks and package in resealable containers.
Store in fridge or freezer. Never let the balls get to room temperature.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.