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Edible DIY: Buckeye Candies
This week, I'm going to shake things up a bit. Guest post, a home goods DIY on Friday, AND I'm offering you my first ever edible DIY! While I love cooking, I'm not the most consistent with it. So when I do cook, it's often involved and decadent foods, like pizza from scratch, chicken pot pie or baked goods.

Every holiday season, I make the official candy of my home state Ohio, BUCKEYES. Real buckeye nuts from the tree are poisonous, but (barring any allergies) these are not. In fact, they are devilishly delicious, and I always give a batch to my boyfriend's family, who, as lifetime New Yorkers, have never seen a real buckeye.

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  • How to make a truffle. Buckeye Candies - Step 1
    Step 1

    In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, butter...

  • How to make a truffle. Buckeye Candies - Step 2
    Step 2

    vanilla and confectioners' sugar.

  • How to make a truffle. Buckeye Candies - Step 3
    Step 3

    The dough will look dry and crumbly.

  • How to make a truffle. Buckeye Candies - Step 4
    Step 4

    Roll into 1-inch balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Place in the freezer to set for at least 30 minutes.

  • How to make a truffle. Buckeye Candies - Step 5
    Step 5

    Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave or using a double boiler on the stove. Remove peanut butter balls out from freezer. Using toothpicks, dip the frozen balls into the melted chocolate.

  • How to make a truffle. Buckeye Candies - Step 6
    Step 6

    Leave part of the peanut butter exposed to look like the buckeye nut. Once the chocolate sets, they are ready to eat! Keep refrigerated until serving.

  • How to make a truffle. Buckeye Candies - Step 7
    Step 7

    This poor guy was the last of the batch, but it'll still taste great.

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Ami
Ami · 15 projects
These look so yummy Happy i'll make them right now
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Ami
Ami · 15 projects
i'm going to make these right now Happy
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