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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

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.

  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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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