Simple horse chestnut recipe only 5 ingredients! !
This simple horse chestnut recipe consists of a delicious peanut butter mixture, frozen and dipped in melted chocolate. So simple (only 5 ingredients!!!) but so delicious!
This delicacy is suitable for all peanut butter and chocolate lovers! If you like this buckeye recipe, you definitely need to try buckeye brownies! Or any of our other peanut butter chocolate desserts, such as chocolate peanut butter bars or peanut butter cup cookies.
Delicious peanut butter chocolate snacks
guys! Am I the only one who has never heard of horse chestnut? ? Glad my sister introduced them to me, because they are my new favorite! When I saw this simple horse chestnut recipe on the Baking Day menu, I didn’t know what they were. I quickly realized how sad my life would be without these delicious melt-in-mouth peanut butter and chocolate snacks.
What is horse chestnut? These delicious snacks get their name because they resemble the nuts of the Ohio state tree, Ohio horse chestnut. Therefore, this dessert is particularly popular in Ohio.
They are very similar to peanut butter balls, except that they are not completely covered in chocolate, only some peanut butter is left. Some people think of horse chestnut candies, while others think of them as biscuits! No matter how you sort them, these peanut butter chocolate snacks will not disappoint you.
How to make horse chestnut
As if they are not amazing yet, they are very simple to make. It only requires five ingredients:
- peanut butter
- Vanilla extract
- Powdered sugar
- Semi-sweet chocolate chips
Lead filling. Start by mixing peanut butter, softened butter, vanilla, and powdered sugar in a large bowl. Roll into 1-inch balls and place them on biscuit paper, lined with wax paper. Press a toothpick into the top of each ball, and then chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or until hard.
chocolate. Just before removing from the refrigerator, melt the chocolate chips in a small saucepan at the lowest temperature. Stir frequently until smooth.
dip. Using a toothpick, dip each frozen peanut butter ball in the chocolate, leaving a small portion of peanut butter on top. Put it on the cookie sheet and remove the toothpick. You can smooth the hole left by the toothpick with your fingertips.
chill. Refrigerate until edible, then be careful not to swallow all these little things, because they are delicious!
Why do you use so much powdered sugar? The recipe does require 6 cups of powdered sugar. This may seem like a lot, but it does help keep the peanut butter balls intact and not chipped. So be sure to use all 6 cups of delicious powdered sugar!
Dip it in chocolate and you’re done!
How to store peanut butter horse chestnuts? Store these peanut butter horse chestnuts in the refrigerator in an airtight container. These can be stored for up to two weeks. You can store them at room temperature, but only for a few hours. They should be kept in the refrigerator for a long time.
Can horse chestnut trees be frozen? Yes, these freeze very well! Store them in a sealed plastic bag with a zipper. You can keep them in the refrigerator for a few months until you are ready to eat them! These are perfect for attending holiday parties, football game nights in advance or as gifts to friends and neighbors!
If you like peanut butter and chocolate (who doesn’t?), then these won’t last long in your home. Next time, we will try to dip them in white chocolate!
For more delicious chocolate and peanut butter recipes, try:
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 3 minutes
Freeze for 30 minutes
Total time 43 minutes
Calories 362 kcal
Author Little Luna
- 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 6 cups powdered sugar
- 4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
Combine peanut butter, softened butter, vanilla, and powdered sugar in a large bowl. Roll into a 1-inch ball and place on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Press a toothpick into the top of each ball, and then chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or until hard.
Just before removing from the refrigerator, melt the chocolate chips in a small saucepan at the lowest temperature. Stir frequently until smooth.
Using a toothpick, dip each frozen peanut butter ball in the chocolate, leaving a small portion of peanut butter on top. Put it on the cookie sheet and remove the toothpick. You can smooth the hole left by the toothpick with your fingertips. Refrigerate until ready to eat.
Adapted from allrecipes.com
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