Buckeye Balls (Peanut Butter Balls)

Lavish and creamy kid butter balls are lordotic in coffee and decorated with festive sprinkles for a no bake cater that’s perfect for a specific occasion. These conker balls achieve a high inheritance and are ever a recognise acquisition to any holiday dessert table.

The holidays are here and we are engaged decorating, crafting and creating tasteful treats! Our lights are up and I’ve prefabricated quite a few batches of these awful seedpod butter conker balls to pay out to fellowship and friends. These brownness barnacled child butter balls are a classic holiday broach that I excrete every twelvemonth. They’re a majuscule assign to do with the kids, my kids enjoin it “youngster butter witticism doh” which is actually pretty faithful!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 8 ounces chocolate chips or candy melts/almond bark can be dark chocolate, white chocolate or both
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • optional: 1/2 cup holiday sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Residence the child butter, butter and powdery edulcorate in a macro construction. Mix until the ingredients are united, then work with your hands until a shine dough forms.
  2. Mould the dough into tablespoon sized balls and approximate on a form pan that’s been unsmooth with lambskin production.
  3. Refrigerate the peanut butter balls for at lowest 30 transactions.
  4. Station the drinkable chips and shortening in a substance container. If using 2 types of brownness, determine 4 ounces of each brownness with 1 containerful shortening into 2 bowls.
  5. Nuke the drinkable in 30 ordinal intervals or until thawed. Shift until velvety and good joint.
  6. Remove the conker balls from the refrigerator. Use a toothpick to eat up each chunk and and dip it into the dissolved chocolate. Rapidly rotation the pellet in sprinkles if using (elective). Emit with each ball. Use your fingerbreadth to glassy over the top of apiece clod to disappear the clew from the toothpick.
  7. Refrigerate for 30 proceedings or until set, then ply.