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Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

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2011-02-22 Desserts
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Friends and family will enjoy these truffles as gifts. Everyone will love the crunchy cashews in a creamy peanut butter and chocolate base.

  • Servings: 24

Ingredients:

½ cup Raw Cashews
¼ cup Creamy Peanut Butter
3 Tbsp Heavy Cream
¼ cup Sugar
2 Tbsp Unsweetened Natural Cocoa Powder
1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips

Directions:

Place cashews, peanut butter, cream, sugar, and cocoa powder in bowl of food processor. Pulse until well combined. Using a 1-inch scoop, form into balls. Refrigerate for 20-30 minutes or until firm. Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and melt at 50% power for 30 seconds at a time, stirring between each melt. Dip each truffle into melted chocolate; let excess drip off. Place on parchment paper-covered tray. Store in refrigerator, but remove 15 minutes before serving.

Helpful Tips:

This is a great recipe to make with kids. They might need some help or supervision with the chopping part of this recipe, but they absolutely love the shaping and dipping - itÂ’s really easy, fun and delicious! I started making these at the holidays with my nieces and we gave them as gifts.