Peanut Butter Buckeyes made with Hungry Jack Instant Mashed Potato Flakes
Keyword Buckeyes, Potato Flakes
Prep Time 45minutes
Cook Time 1minute
Total Time 46minutes
Author Cookie Madness
1/2cupHungry Jack® Instant Mashed Potato Flakes
1cupJif® Creamy Peanut Butter
1/4teaspoonvanilla or almond extract
2 to 2 1/2cupspowdered sugarI used 2
1cupsemi-sweet or dark chocolate chips or 6 ounces of melting chocolate
1tablespoonCrisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
Combine potato flakes and water in large bowl. Allow to stand 2 minutes or until potato flakes are fully hydrated.
Beat in peanut butter, butter and almond extract with an electric mixer on low speed until blended. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, beating until smooth. Make 36 1-inch balls using 2 teaspoonfuls of mixture for each ball.
Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl at 50% power, stirring every 30 seconds. Dip peanut butter balls partially into chocolate, keeping the top uncovered. Chill until chocolate has hardened.