Bacon Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate, bacon and peanut butter? Come on. This decadent combination brings the perfect mix of salty, sweet and savory together in a bite-sized mouthful that can’t be resisted. These tasty treats are suprisingly simple and a great addition to any friendly gathering.

Bacon Peanut Butter Truffles

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Protein: Pork
Cut: Bacon
Diet: Gluten Free, Keto
Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 35 minutes
Servings: 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Bacon
  • 1 16 oz jar peanut butter
  • ½ c butter room temperature
  • 3 c powdered sugar
  • 1 12 oz bg dark or milk chocolate chips for melting

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400℉.
  • Place bacon on parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 10 mintues. Flip bacon strips and cook for another 5 minutes or until crispy. Let cool before finely chopping. Set aside.
  • Combine together peanut butter, butter and powdered sugar.
  • Add finely chopped crispy bacon except for ¼ cup.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop or a tablespoon scoop peanut butter mixture and roll into balls. Place balls on parchment lined baking sheet and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Melt chocolate chip in a double boiler.
  • Set chilled peanut butter ball on a fork and fully dip in melted chocolate. Carefully place back on baking sheet and sprinkle a little bit of reserved bacon on top. Once all balls have been dipped and garnished place back in refrigerator to set, approximately 1 hour.
  • Store in refrigerator in an air tight container, up to 2 weeks.
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Emilie Abijanac

Emilie Abijanac is the Culinary Director for ButcherBox. She is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the Sous Chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête.