Buckeyes

1 stick softened butter
Approx. 1 lb. confectioners’ sugar
1 3/4 C. JIF peanut butter (1 18 oz. jar works!)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tbsp. vegetable shortening
1 (12 oz. package) semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions:
Mix peanut butter, butter, and vanilla together in a large bowl – adding confectioners’ sugar until proper consistency is reached.

Roll candy into 1-inch balls and place on wax paper-lined cookie sheet.

Melt chips and shortening together in top of double boiler.
Keep chocolate mixture in double boiler over low heat while you dip each candy.

Using a toothpick, dip each ball, covering about 3/4 of candy. Place candy on sheet to cool.