Recipes and Cooking Peanut Butter Truffles 3.8 (316) 11 Reviews These chocolate-covered Peanut Butter Truffles are a perfect party dessert that no one will be able to resist! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 50 mins Cook Time: 12 mins Chill Time: 45 mins Freeze Time: 15 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 2 mins Servings: 50 Yield: 50 truffles Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup sugar 1 5 ounce can evaporated milk ½ cup butter 2 cup tiny marshmallows ¾ cup creamy peanut butter ½ teaspoon vanilla 12 ounce dark or bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 teaspoon shortening Finely chopped peanuts (optional) Directions Butter the side of a medium heavy saucepan. In the saucepan, combine sugar, evaporated milk, and butter. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture is boiling. Reduce heat to medium; continue boiling at a moderate, steady rate for 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in marshmallows, peanut butter, and vanilla. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Chill for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until mixture is thick and can be molded. Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls; place on the prepared baking sheet. Freeze for 15 minutes. In a medium saucepan, combine chocolate and shortening. Cook and stir over low heat until melted. Dip balls, one at a time, into melted chocolate. Let excess chocolate drip off balls. Place on a wire rack set over waxed paper. If desired, sprinkle with peanuts. Let stand until chocolate is set.* Makes about 50 truffles. Jason Donnelly *Test Kitchen Tip: If desired, when chocolate is set, drizzle with a little melted milk chocolate. Let stand until chocolate is set. Tips Layer truffles between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 121 Calories 6g Fat 15g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 50 Calories 121 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 6mg 2% Sodium 36mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 15g 5% Total Sugars 13g Protein 1g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.