Candy: Low-Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

posted by RisaG 03-07-103 5:25 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles
Recipe By : Jif Peanut Butter
Serving Size : 36 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chocolate Low Carb
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 (6 oz) pkg chocolate chips -- semi-sweet pref
1/2 cup peanut butter -- smooth or chunky
1/2 cup evaporated milk

Optional coatings:
cocoa powder
chopped nuts
confectioner's sugar
flaked coconut

Place chocolate morsels in a medium micro-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 45 seconds. (The bits won't look as if they are melting, but they are.) Stir the bits around with a spoon, leaving a space in the middle. Microwave on HIGH another 30 seconds and stir again until smooth and creamy. If lumps persist, microwave another 15-20 seconds on HIGH, then stir again.

Add peanut butter to melted morsels and stir to blend. Add evaporated milk and blend well. Chill mixture one hour in the refrigerator.

Using a tablespoon, scoop mixture and form into balls. Roll in desired coatings. Refrigerate until serving.

Approximate nutritional information per serving: 38 calories; 3.5 g fat; 1 mg cholesterol; 21 mg sodium; 1.3 g protein; 4 g carbohydrates.

Makes About 3 Dozen Truffles posted by Suzy at BakeryShoppe

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