Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles on OhSweetBasil.com

Hello again! I’m Ashley from Spoonful of Flavor and I am here again to share one of my favorite treats. I know that we have a lot of chocolate and peanut butter fans around here so I’m giving you one more thing to love. Truffles are a delectable treat to enjoy no matter what the season, but I especially love to make them around the holidays. They are the perfect treat to bring to a dinner party or even package up and give as a gift. These little truffles are so irresistible that you won’t be able to stop eating them.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles on OhSweetBasil.com

Creamy peanut butter filling coated with rich chocolate and sprinkled with chopped peanuts creates a simple but immensely flavorful treat. You probably already have everything that you need for these truffles in your pantry. I like to think that these little bites of chocolate and peanut butter are a more elegant and refined version of the classic chocolate peanut butter cup. They are loaded with peanut butter flavor and are a beautiful and impressive little treat!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles on OhSweetBasil.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles on OhSweetBasil.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles on OhSweetBasil.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles on OhSweetBasil.com

Make a batch for yourself or a few for your friends and family. Everyone will love these creamy chocolate peanut butter truffles!

How Do You Store Chocolate Truffles?

Chocolate truffles should be stored in an airtight container in a cool place.

Chocolate truffles can also be frozen.

How Long Will Chocolate Truffles Keep?

Handmade truffles will not last as long as a box of chocolates.

Chocolate truffles will keep up to 3 weeks.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

4.20 from 25 votes
Servings: 16 -20 truffles, depending on size
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients 

  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter, softened (or cream cheese)
  • 2 Cups Semi-Sweet, or any chocolate chip or melting chocolate
  • 1/4 Cup Roasted Peanuts, coarsely chopped. optional

Instructions

  • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix the sugar, peanut butter, butter (or cream cheese) together on medium speed until combined.
    1 Cup Powdered Sugar, 2 Tablespoons Butter, 1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Shape mixture into 1/2 - 3/4 inch balls.
  • Place on baking sheet lined with wax paper.
  • Cover loosely, transfer the pan to the freezer and chill for 30 minutes.
  • When ready to dip the truffles, melt the chopped chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of simmering water.
    2 Cups Semi-Sweet
  • Dip each chilled truffle, one at a time, coating in chocolate and shaking gently to remove the excess. (If at any point during dipping, the dough balls become too soft, return to the freezer to chill for 15 minutes.)
  • Transfer to a wax-paper lined surface.
  • Sprinkle peanuts on top of each truffle quickly after dipping each truffle before the chocolate sets.
    1/4 Cup Roasted Peanuts
  • Once all the truffles have been dipped, store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Notes

store in an airtight container in the refrigerator

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 157kcalCarbohydrates: 18.6gProtein: 2.5gCholesterol: 3.1mgFiber: 1.4gSugar: 16g
Author: Sweet Basil
Course: 20+ Homemade Candy Recipes

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