Thursday, October 24, 2013

Bloodshot Peanut Butter Eyeballs

So many Halloween ideas out there!  I've seen cake pops made into bloodshot eyeballs so why not my peanut butter balls?

Bloodshot Peanut Butter Eyeballs (makes about 35)

2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
6 Tablespoons butter, softened
1 pound almond bark
brown Reese's pieces (small pkg has about 14)
Red tinted piping gel (or you can use colored almond bark)

In a bowl combine peanut butter and butter. 
 Stir in powdered sugar.  It will look dry.  Keep smushing into it and it will slowly combine.
All of the powdered sugar will work in.
 Use a 1 inch cookie scoop and dip out balls.  Place them on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper.
 Roll smooth. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Melt almond bark in a double boiler.  Poke cooled ball with a toothpick and dunk into the almond bark.  Tap toothpick on the side of the bowl to knock off excess.
Place back on the wax paper. See that hole from the toothpick?
 Cover it with a brown Reese's Pieces candy. Place back in fridge until firm.
Using tinted piping gel, make little zig zags down the side to create the "bloodshot" look.  I used piping gel since it was ooey gooey but tinted almond bark or even frosting would work fine too.
 Already looking creepy on my pan.
Are they staring a me?!

14 comments:

  1. This is so cool! I love this idea, I really want to freak my husband out and make these! Pinning!

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    1. I must say I had one in the fridge for my daughter since I sent the rest to work with hubby and every time I opened the fridge it was a little creepy!

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  2. These are so FUN~ pinning for our Halloween party! :)

    ~ Jenn @ We Do FUN Here

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  3. Love this idea! They are almost too creepy to eat! Pinning and sharing on FB as well!

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    1. I had one in the fridge for my daughter and every time I opened the door I saw it. LOL

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  4. Looks so easy Jenny. My grandsons would go crazy for these. Pinning and sharing.

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  5. Too cute, love it. Pinning it for Halloween!

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  6. Those are so cute Jenny! I love peanut butter :)

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  7. Jenny these are so cute! My boys would love them! And ya know, if you left off the red eyeball glaze I bet they'd be perfect for so many occasions & not just Halloween! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Saturday night fever!

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    1. Actually these started off as my peanut butter snowballs. ;) Thanks for the linky party!

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