Sunday, September 13, 2009

Buckeye Cookies

My best friend's husband went to college at Ohio State. So they threw a party yesterday for the Ohio State vs. USC game. This is the second time that they have had a party for an Ohio State game, and the second time that I have made these cookies. They were a big hit. The outcome of the game is another story.

Buckeye Cookies
adapted from
1 1/2 sticks butter, at room temperature
18 oz. smooth peanut butter
1 bx powdered sugar
1 T. vanilla
1 t. water, optional
1 pkg chocolate almond bark

Using electric mixer to cream butter and peanut butter. Slowly mix in powdered sugar and vanilla. If the filling seems dry, add water. In bowl, melt almond bark over a pot of simmering water. Roll peanut filling into balls, dip in chocolate so a small amount of filling is left exposed to resemble a buckeye. Let almond bark set up.

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