Easy Buckeyes Recipe

Easy Buckeyes Recipe
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Hi friends, and welcome to FeeRecipes, where I Barbara teaches you how to prepare delicious homemade meals to share with your family and friends. Today I’ll show you how to make Buckeyes, and it’s going to be so delicious. 

a deliciously non-cooked treat with peanut butter, chocolate, a bit of sugar, and plenty of pleasure. Buckeyes are like peanut butter balls that not dipped in chocolate until the end. They are raw and extremely easy to prepare, and ultra snackable. 

As a bonus, you prepare them in advance and take them out of the fridge at any time. They are not cooked, and they are very easy to prepare and very tasty.

The mixture of peanut butter and chocolate is a wedding ring made up in heaven, therefore who could resist one or two buckeyes? It tastes like peanut butter pieces with an emphasis on peanut butter! But not too sweet, very creamy, and very satisfying.

What need to make them

  • peanut butter smooth
  • unsalted butter
  • powdered sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • semisweet chocolate
  • coconut oil

Let’s jump to directions!

How to make it

  1. Put the peanut butter, vanilla, and butter in a blender together with a knife accessory and mix at low temperature.
  2. After 30 seconds, stop and scrape the bowl and mix until well blended.
  3. Slowly add powdered sugar and blend over medium heat. It is also very important to scrape the bowl here!
  4. Squeeze about one tablespoon of the mixture and roll the balls in the palm of your hands. Allow it to cool to hold.
  5. In a medium-sized bowl, melt the chocolate and coconut oil and mix for a smooth mixture. Place aside to cool to room temperature.
  6. For the finished dip the cooled balls in the chocolate. Then remove the toothpick and smooth the hole using a knife.

How to dip Buckeyes?

Cool the balls and insert a toothpick or wooden skewer about 3/4. Then dip into the chilled chocolate and carefully wipe the bottom of the bowl to remove excess chocolate. Place them on a sheet of parchment paper and let them cool. Turn the toothpick or skewer to remove it from the ball and use a small knife to flatten the hole.

What is the best peanut butter to bake these cookies?

  • For best results, use salted and creamy peanut butter.
  • There is no need to use sweet peanut butter, but if that’s what you have at hand, it will work just fine.
  • If using natural peanut butter without any stabilizers, be sure to blend well after you open the container. You will find the top of this container, loaded with oil, which will make very smooth buckeyes.

There are some tips Some Tips

Butter: When the butter isn’t at room temperature, simply slice it into a few slices and microwave it to 50% capacity in 5 seconds. Turn the butter over every time you bake it. You can reduce it with a tablespoon to get a firmer ball if you want.

Storage: These can be refrigerated for up to two weeks. However, be sure that they are covered.

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Buckeyes are like balls of peanut butter that have not been soaked in chocolate until the end. They are uncooked, super easy to make, and ultra snackable.
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 218 kcal


  • 1 cup peanut butter smooth
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil


  • Cream the peanut butter and butter together with the vanilla extract.
  • Add powdered sugar and mix on low until combined. Scrape down bowl and mix again.
  • Pinch off tablespoon sized pieces and roll into balls. About 20g if you're weighing.
  • Transfer balls to a baking sheet and chill until firm. At least 20 minutes.
  • Add chocolate and coconut oil to a medium bowl and melt on 50% power in the microwave. Stir to combine and set aside to cool to room temperature.
  • Use a skewer or toothpick to dip the peanut butter balls into the chocolate. Leave a bit of the peanut butter exposed for that signature buckeye pea look.
  • Chill to allow the chocolate to firm up and enjoy.


If the butter is not at room temperature, simply cut the sticks into a few slices and microwave them to 50% of their capacity in 5 seconds. Turn the butter over every time you pop it.
They can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks, but be sure they are covered.
You can reduce the butter with a tablespoon to get a firmer ball if you wish.

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