Peanut butter pretzel truffles recipe is easy to make. from RestlessChipotle.com
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Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

If you love love chocolate covered pretzels or potato chips dipped in chocolate then these peanut butter pretzel truffles are for you. They are reminiscent of a Butterfinger bar.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24

Ingredients

Truffles

  • 1 cup peanut butter creamy or crunchy, your choice
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter room temperature.
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 ½ cups finely chopped pretzels
  • ½ cup graham cracker crumbs

Chocolate Coating

  • 2 cups milk chocolate chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening

Instructions

Truffles

  • Blend the peanut butter, butter, brown sugar, and Confectioner’s sugar in the bowl of a stand mixture until smooth and well mixed.
  • With the mixer running on low speed, slowly pour in the pretzels and graham cracker crumbs.
  • Blend until smooth and you can form balls of it with your hands.
  • Form tablespoon sized balls and place on a cookie sheet.
  • Freeze until very firm, about 30 minutes.
  • Dip the balls in the melted chocolate.
  • Store in the refrigerator in a tightly covered container.

Chocolate Coating

  • Add the chocolate and the vegetable shortening to a microwave safe bowl
  • Melt on 50% power for 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. (you may not need the whole 2 minutes.)

Notes

Make sure there's no water in the bowl or on the utensils you're using when melting chocolate. It will seize up and you'll have to throw it out.