Dolce Mangia
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Buckeyes - GF

1 1/2 c creamy peanutbutter
6 c powdered sugar
1 c butter, softened
1/2 t vanilla
5 c semisweet chocolate chips or 1 bag of chocolate melting chips

Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Mix the peanutbutter, sugar, butter and vanilla together. Roll into 1" balls and place on wax paper. Put a toothpick into the top of each ball and chill in the freezer for 1/2 hour. Melt chocolate chips. Dip peanutbutter balls into chocolate leaving a small portion of the peanutbutter showing on top of the ball. Put back on the wax paper and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Time: 3.5 hours   Makes: 5 dozen

The buckeye tree is the state tree of Ohio. Buckeye nuts are toxic. These buckeye candies are a staple in and around Ohio.

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