Friday, December 19, 2008

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

-RecipeZaar, modified slightly

2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
Pinch of salt

In a large saucepan combine the chocolate, cream, butter and peanut butter and heat over moderate heat, stirring, until chocolate is completely melted.

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and a pinch of salt.

Transfer to a bowl and let cool to room temperature. Cover and chill in refrigerator for 4 hours, or until firm.

Form mixture by heaping teaspoons into balls. Chill on a baking sheet lined with wax paper for 1 hour, or until firm.

Dip in melted chocolate candy melts. Keep in an airtight container, chilled, for up to 2 weeks.

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