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Easy Peanut Butter Truffles Recipe
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Easy Peanut Butter Truffles Recipe

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During the Christmas season, I decided to make a peanut butter honey fudge. My husband is a huge peanut butter fan and grew up where honey was a household staple. This pairing goes so well together. —Tami Kuehl, Loup City, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:64 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 64 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon plus 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped honey-roasted peanuts or miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 87 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 54 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Line an 8-in.-square pan with foil; grease foil with 1 teaspoon butter.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine honey and remaining butter over medium heat; cook and stir until blended. Stir in peanut butter until smooth. Remove from heat; whisk in confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Spread into prepared pan. Refrigerate, covered, 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Place peanuts in a shallow bowl. Using foil, lift candy out of pan. Remove foil; cut candy into 64 squares. Shape squares into balls; roll in peanuts. Store between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 64 truffles.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Easy Peanut Butter Truffles in Taste of Home February/March 2014

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 87 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 54 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 16, 2014

"These are so tasty! My aunt made them rolled in peanuts, mini chocolate chips and she even left a few plain for me. They were all fabulous. I also thought they might be yummy rolled in toasted coconut!"

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Reviewed Oct. 22, 2014

"Sounds fantastic! Can they be frozen?"

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Reviewed Feb. 16, 2014

"I made this recipe "again" for my hubby's birthday/Valentines Day and shared them between his office and mine. A huge hit and no leftovers. An hour seems to be sufficient for cooling and setup time. The next time I make these, I will try rolling them in toasted coconut."

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2014

"I made these for a youth group meeting, and they were a hit! They were all gone, to the disappointment of those waiting at home for some . ;) I didn't change a thing, except I didn't leave the balls in for two hours- I didn't have that much time, but they were fine even after just an hour and a half in the fridge!"

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