Easy Buckeyes Recipe

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Carmen Holt Modified: March 22, 2022
Easy Buckeyes Recipe

How To Make Easy Buckeyes

Buckeyes are tasteful balls of creamy peanut butter dipped in chocolate. These easy no-bake candies make the perfect gift for the season of giving.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes



  • cupspeanut butter
  • ½cupbutter,softened
  • ½tspvanilla
  • 4cupspowdered sugar
  • 3cupssemi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1tbspshortening,or coconut oil


  1. Combine the peanut butter, butter, and vanilla with a mixer on medium, until fluffy.

  2. Mix in the powdered sugar a little bit at a time until incorporated.

  3. Chill the mixture for 30 minutes.

  4. Roll the mixture into balls, then place them on a parchment lined pan.

  5. Chill the mixture again for 30 minutes.

  6. Combine the chocolate chips and shortening in a small bowl.

  7. Microwave at 50 percent power for 1 minute.

  8. Stir, then continue microwaving in 30-second increments just until melted.

  9. Place a toothpick into each peanut butter ball, then dip them in the chocolate, leaving a bit of the peanut butter peeking out the top.

  10. Place on a parchment-lined pan, then chill for another 20 minutes.

  11. Serve chilled, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 158.45kcal
  • Fat: 9.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.03g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.69g
  • Fiber: 1.04g
  • Sugar: 16.53g
  • Protein: 2.26g
  • Cholesterol: 5.08mg
  • Sodium: 3.03mg
  • Calcium: 8.09mg
  • Potassium: 85.29mg
  • Iron: 0.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 16.17µg
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