A few days ago I had some time left over on a cold rainy day after throwing together a super simple crock pot meal (Honey Sauced Chicken) so I decided I would mix up a batch of Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles.
FYI – all the bowl and spoon licking that occurred during this process totally cancelled out my first trip to the gym this year, the one I had been so proud of mere minutes earlier. (Let this be a warning to you.)
Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles (adapted from Bakerella)
- 10 ounces of cream cheese softened
- 8 ounces milk chocolate chips
- ½ cup peanut butter
- 1 Tablespoon confectioners sugar
- Toppings of your choice to roll the truffles in (i.e. – chopped peanuts, confectioner sugar, cocoa)
Start by creaming the cream cheese in the mixture.
In the mean time, melt the chocolate chips in a glass bowl in 30 second intervals in the microwave.
Stir peanut butter into melted chocolate. Mix well.
Pour chocolate/PB mixture into cream cheese and add powdered sugar. Stir until completely combined.
Spread into an 8 x 8 dish and chill for several hours or overnight.
Once chilled, scoop out with a spoon or melon ball sized scoop and roll into balls. Re-chill if necessary.
Roll truffles in topping of your choice.
Place in fun candy sized cups.
(P.S. the next night I rolled them in chopped peanuts – that’s my fav!)
I can not describe to you how sinfully good these are!!! The only downfall is they are pretty gooey so its a little difficult to roll but they are so good – I don’t care.
I must admit because of this I ate more out of the spoon than I did in ball form. 😉
Have a good one!