Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles- with only four ingredients, these truffles are not only delicious, but easy to make!

Chocolate and peanut butter are a favorite combination at my house. We also love Reese’s peanut butter chocolate cake, chocolate peanut butter poke cake, and peanut butter truffle brownies.

simple chocolate peanut butter truffles in a bowl

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

We are back from our day off yesterday. It was fabulous and ended much too soon. Now I am back to catching up on laundry, making a birthday poster for my son’s classroom, cleaning out the fridge, making bean bags for a scout activity tomorrow, and preparing for my third cooking class this Thursday. Yikes!

Here is the recipe for chocolate peanut butter truffles that I promised.
chocolate peanut butter truffles rolled in peanuts sitting in a bowl
These were the easiest truffles I’ve ever made. I used creamy peanut butter, but you can use chunky if that’s what you have.  I rolled them in finely chopped peanuts, but you can roll them in powdered sugar or even cocoa powder.

The peanut butter flavor is subtle, but it does become more pronounced the longer you store them. They are extremely creamy and just melt in your mouth. It is a little bit scary how easy they are. 😉

bowl of chocolate peanut butter truffles with peanuts

How to make chocolate peanut butter truffles:

These truffles are ridiculously easy. You start by melting chocolate chips in the microwave.

After the chocolate is melted, stir in the peanut butter and chill for about 20 minutes.

Stir in the Cool Whip and chill for several hours.

When the mixture is cold and thick, roll into balls, then roll in powdered sugar or chopped peanuts.

close up of chocolate peanut butter truffle

How do I store chocolate peanut butter truffles?

I like to store my truffles in an airtight container in the refrigerator, because I like them nice and cold.

You can store them at a cooler room temperature, but if they get too warm they will start to melt.

four ingredient chocolate peanut butter truffle collage

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Yield: 2 dozen

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles- with only four ingredients, these truffles are not only delicious, but easy to make!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolat chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 8oz tub Cool Whip, thawed
  • 3/4 cup chopped peanuts for rolling

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate chips in a large glass bowl in the microwave at 50% power, stirring often.
  2. Add peanut butter and stir till well blended. Cover and chill for about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in Cool Whip till thoroughly mixed. Chill for several hours or overnight.
  4. Roll in balls, then roll in chopped peanuts. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Notes

-These taste better after a day or two.It is best to make them ahead of time and roll them in nuts right before serving.

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Mint Oreo Truffles
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Comments

  1. Can the truffle be frozen.

  2. Okay I need these right now. They look so easy and so yummy!

  3. Yum! Love that these are rolled in peanuts!

  4. Yum, yum, yum!! Chocolate and PB is the way to go!!

  5. Oooh, these look so good, can’t wait to try them!

  6. Wow! Drool worthy for sure. I’m making these ASAP!

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