Tastefully Simple consultants and HQ team members are gearing up for the biggest party of the summer! We are heading off to Columbus, Ohio for Party Palooza 2012. I can't wait to share in the excitement and energy! One consultant was so inspired, in fact, that she decided to come up with a tasty treat in celebration of the event being in her home state. Consultant Stacey Maholm of Columbus, Ohio, and her mother, created a new recipe showcasing Ohio and Party Palooza's new destination. Stacey used a bit of imagination, a fabulous Tastefully Simple product and the excitement of Party Palooza to come up with a tempting treat that resembles a buckeye. What's a buckeye? Ohio is called "The Buckeye State" for the glossy brown seed that falls from the buckeye tree. The nut is the mascot for Ohio State University and the buckeye tree is the state tree.
I was so impressed by Stacey's ambition and creativity regarding this recipe in celebration of Party Palooza that I decided to make her recipe myself! Stacey's Buckeye recipe is so versatile and can be used for so many occasions. An added bonus is that these truffles freeze, so you can keep them in your freezer and enjoy them all summer long for potlucks, picnics, anniversary parties, Father's Day, holiday celebrations, birthday parties or sneak one or two for yourself. There's nothing better than chocolate, peanut butter and Tastefully Simple!