Buckeye Fudge is easy, no-cook, no-fuss, foolproof fudge that’s dense, chewy, and full of rich peanut butter flavor!!
WHAT IS BUCKEYE CANDY?
Buckeye candy is a mixture of peanut butter, confectioners’ sugar, butter, and graham cracker crumbs. It’s mixture together, formed into a ball, then partially dipped in chocolate. They get the name because they look like buck eyes.
Instead of the truffles, I didn’t form my fudge candy into balls. Instead, I smoothed it out in a pan and topped it with chocolate. This cut down the prep time significantly with the same sweet flavor result.
The base of my fudge is a mixture of peanut butter and graham cracker crumbs. There’s no cooking so it comes together quickly and easily. The chocolate frosting is melted chocolate chips. It’s just that simple.
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- 1 cup butter melted
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar sifted
- 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1 and 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
- 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
Mix together peanut butter, butter, confectioners' sugar, and graham cracker crumbs.
Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, waxed paper, or parchment paper. Evenly press peanut butter mixture into the pan. You can use the bottom of a flat glass to get it smooth.
Melt chocolate in the microwave at 30-second intervals. Stir until smooth.
Immediately pour melted chocolate over the peanut butter mixture and smooth evenly with a spatula.
Allow chocolate to cool and set before cutting. You can refrigerate about 30 minutes to speed this process.
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Thank you, Paula