Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

Make these easy peanut butter chocolate truffles with just five simple ingredients: chocolate chips, peanut butter, cream, butter and chopped nuts. They take just a few minutes and taste amazing!
Prep Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 truffles
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Jami Boys

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips or semisweet
  • 1/2 cup creamy natural peanut butter only peanuts and salt ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • pinch sea salt optional
  • 1 ΒΌ cups chopped peanuts

Instructions

  • Add cream to a small saucepan and bring just to a boil over medium-high heat (do not let boil).
  • Meanwhile, add chocolate, peanut butter and butter to a medium glass bowl (add optional salt if you'd like a more salted-chocolate truffle).
  • Pour hot cream over ingredients in bowl and let stand 5 minutes. Whisk until thoroughly mixed and smooth.
  • Let stand at room temperature for an hour.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper. Use a small cookie scoop to make balls from the thickened mixture (if it's not firm enough to roll, place bowl in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes), roll in chopped nuts and place on prepared pan.
  • Refrigerate until firm, then place in an airtight container to store in fridge.

Nutrition

Serving: 1truffle | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg