Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Recipe by TiaGem
READY IN: 22mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package semisweet baking chocolate
  • 12
  • 1
    (8 ounce) container whipped topping, thawed
  • suggested coatings
  • finely chopped nuts
  • multi-colored candy sprinkles
  • chocolate sprinkles or vanilla candy sprinkles
  • cookie crumbs
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large, microwave-safe bowl, microwave the chocolate squares on high power for 1 minute.
  • Stir chocolate and microwave for another minute or until chocolate is melted.
  • Remove bowl from the microwave and mix in peanut butter until smooth.
  • Let the mixture sit until it has cooled to room temperature.
  • Mix in whipped topping and refrigerate for about an hour.
  • Shape the mixture into one inch balls.
  • Using a melon baller or teaspoon may make this easier.
  • Roll the balls in your choice of coatings.
  • This part is the most fun!
  • Be creative!
  • Store the balls in the refrigerator until serving or gift-giving time.
  • These would make a nice gift if you placed the balls in paper candy holders and wrapped them up in a decorated tin or plastic container.
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