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peanut butter and bacon chocolate truffles

Bacon Peanut Butter Truffles

4.32 from 22 votes
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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 package ButcherBox Bacon
  • 1 16 ounce jar peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter room temperature
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 12 ounce bag dark or milk chocolate chips for melting

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400℉.
  • Place bacon on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. 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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