Delicious Christmas - Buckeyes

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. Peanut butter
  • 1 pound butter
  • 3 pounds powdered sugar
  • two 12-ounce packages of semi-sweet chocolate chips. Use a high quality chocolate.
  • 1/2 of one bar of paraffin wax
  • toothpicks for dipping
  • wax ed paper

Cooking Instructions :

Place wax paper onto cookie sheets and set aside.
Cream peanut butter and butter until combined. Add sugar a little at a time.
Make sure it is mixed well. Roll peanut butter mixture into approximately 400 1-inch diameter balls.
Insert one tooth pick into each small peanut butter ball. Set all of them aside.
Melt chocolate and paraffin (parafin helps the chocolate become shin y when it cools) in a double boiler.
Be careful not to over-heat the chocolate.
Dip the ball into the chocolate so as to ALMOST cover the entire ball.
Leave small portion of ball uncoated. Let cool on waxed paper.
Store in a cool place.