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Mini Buckeye Pie Bites

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Mini Buckeye Pie Bites
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24

The classic holiday candy is now a perfectly sized mini pie layered with a creamy peanut butter filling, a decadent chocolate layer and a finishing touch of sprinkled chopped peanuts. MORE+ LESS-

October 30, 2017
Pillsbury Pie Crust
Make with
Pillsbury Pie Crust

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
3
tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1
tablespoon butter, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup heavy whipping cream
3/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2
teaspoons finely chopped cocktail peanuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Remove pie crust from pouch; unroll on work surface. Using rolling pin, roll out pie crust into 12-inch round. Using 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut out 24 rounds from pie crust, rerolling scraps if needed. Press 1 pastry round into each of 24 ungreased mini muffin cups. Prick dough inside each cup on bottom with fork 3 to 4 times.
  • 2
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool in pan 2 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In small bowl, beat peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon of the whipping cream with spoon until well blended. Spoon into 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut 1/4-inch opening from 1 corner of bag. Pipe 1 teaspoon into each cup.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and remaining 3 tablespoons whipping cream uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds or until chips can be stirred smooth. Spoon 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture over peanut butter layer of each cup. Sprinkle tops with chopped peanuts. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chocolate is set.
  • 5
    Store covered in refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Buckeye Pie Bites are named for the buckeye candies, which are peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. The name comes from their resemblance to the nut of the buckeye tree.
  • Try crunchy peanut butter instead of creamy for extra crunch!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Pie Bite
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
60mg
2%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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