Buckeye Truffles

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 153.4
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 51.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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Peanut Buttery Goodness in an elegant dark chocolate package. Peanut Buttery Goodness in an elegant dark chocolate package.
Number of Servings: 12


    1/2 cup Natural Peanut Butter (or almond/soy for allergies)
    1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
    1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    1 cup dark (60%) chocolate baking bar


1. Lay down parchment paper on a half sheet pan and spray it with cooking spray
2. Melt peanut butter in microwave (only takes about a minute)
3. In a small mixing bowl add powdered sugar and vanilla to peanut butter
5. Stir until reaches dry crumbly consistency
6. In a microwave or double boiler(read your instructions), melt the dark chocolate
7. Form teaspoon size balls from peanut butter mixture
8. Drop the balls into the dark chocolate and then scoop or fish out with spoon and drop onto paper
*Hint: Make small circles with the chocolate on the paper so that when you drop the balls, they will get a coating all around
9. Repeat until all are covered
10. Let cool and harden in refrigerator

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HANNYMUFFIN.

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  • to look like a buckeye, you can stick a toothpick in each ball and freeze it for 1 hr, them dip into melted chocolate ,3/4 of way up, leaving lighter color at top, like a real buckeye.
    remove toothpick and touch hole, will close.
    - 12/13/10

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