Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles.
These peanut butter pretzel truffles might be life-changing.
They are so fabulously delicious, that when I look at them I can barely think straight.
And dare I say, they aren’t exactly terrible for you?
I mean, I used natural peanut butter. And a sprinkling of pretzels. And you could use dark chocolate as a coating.
I, of course, used the milkiest of milk chocolates I could find.
Mr. How Sweet thoroughly enjoyed the truffles.
He took down a few plate-ful’s of them, in an effort to gain back the small person he lost last week when he was sick. Men. If only I needed to eat truffles to gain weight. My life would be so much more exciting.
My brother loved the truffles, too. He took down about 6 of them before dinner.
Which isn’t saying much, since he lives in one of those bachelor pads where consuming beer and chicken wings is required before chocolate and peanut butter.
These truffles satisfy the sweet and salty craving all in one.
Is there a better combination that peanut butter and chocolate? If so, it must only be peanut butter, chocolate, and salt.
Salt in the form of crunchy pretzels.
Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles
- 1/2 cup natural peanut butter, I used Naturally More, so the flaxseeds gave it more crunch, too.
- 1/4 cup finely chopped salted pretzels
- 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips, melted
- Combine peanut butter and pretzels in a small bowl. Chill in the freezer until firm, about 15 minutes.
- Roll the peanut butter mixture into 20 balls (about 1 teaspoon each). Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper and freeze until very firm, about 1 hour. Roll the frozen balls in melted chocolate. Refrigerate until the chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.
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Mr. How Sweet loved the truffles so much that he almost ate them for dinner in place of his 12-ounce chicken breast.
Ok. I’m lying. He didn’t love them that much. Nothing stands in the way of his protein.
Still . . . they are really tasty.
[photos by sarah fennel]
139 Comments on “Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles.”
making these soon! already have the ingredients! YUM!
First I thought you had gone crazy; pretzels and peanut butter… BUT.. you’re simply a genius :D I wish I would live next door to you, I would DEFINITELY pop over for some of those truffles :D :D
My huz will looooove these…as will I!!! Mmmmmmmmmmmm OMG..I’m going to be the almond butter in them!!!!!
Oh my gosh….these definitely DO look life-changing! And so simple to make!! Can’t wait to try these :)
I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again – there really isn’t any better combo than chocolate & peanut butter! Add some salt and you have pure perfection. Thanks for sharing this recipe – can’t wait to try it!
I am imagining these broken up in vanilla ice cream! OMG what a treat!! these sound so amazing Jess!!
wow, jessica, these look SO good! they are just in time for national chocolate covered truffle day (april 21)!! xo
* Drool. * These now compete with the Cookie Dough Truffles for best dessert, probably ;)
Yummy – I cannot wait to try these!
I could cry those look so good. I can taste them in my mouth. I want.
Those sound amazing and I love how easy they sound- though I could never get my chocolate coating to look as flawless as yours! Beautiful!
So freakin simple and yes, i can see….life changing!!!!!!!! LOVE THIS ONE!
how’s sub 25 going for you? i do great til like 6-7pm after my own post is up, then I go into maniac mode.
why??!! i don’t know…OCD or something LOL
Thx for the email re buff vs just well, ya know. Makes me feel good!
Oh myyyyy those look amazing!!! I love how that peanut butter is just glistening…beautiful!!
Drooling in envy…
oh they are simply gorgeous!!!!
This combination would be to-die-for. I have no question in my mind.
What a simple and delicious looking recipe! You can’t go wrong with that sweet and salty combination. Yum!
I want to put you in my pocket. Right now.
How easy and delicious! Your recipes are trouble, ma’am! Another one to make for a LARGE group!
Oh my word. How do you come up with such simple, delicious things?! I mean, those three ingredients are sinful when combined, yet – I’ve never thought to make a dessert with them. How good would that truffle be over vanilla ice cream??! I die.
I am 100% making these for Treat Monday at work next week. Well, what’s left of them by the time I get to the office anyways ;)
You should call yourself the peanut butter nutter I think! I have never seen so many peanut butter recipes in my life but I love it.
I love the idea of including the salty pretzels. Imagine if you could make a hot pretzel stuffed with peanut butter!
There are no words for how amazing those look. Must. make. immediately! In the meantime, have you ever tried http://images.quickblogcast.com/38578-35647/pretzels_b.jpg?
Sort of the lazy girls’ version of your gorgeous creation.
Love the blog!
What a wonderful idea — and they are so perfectly pretty as well!
Wow. Uh. eh. Ah! Eee!
Egad. I can’t think straight, either…they look super fabulous!!
Oh my GAWD! These look sooo good! Nothing beats sweet AND salty. Drooooooooooooool. Want :D !!
This is crazy- and I don’t need a food processor to make these. Double score! Hope you are well girl!
These look fantastic. Great recipe. I love that you used natural PB. I do think it tastes better, really. Nick would probably eat them all. He’s more addicted to sugar and PB than I am!
I can’t imagine eating to gain wait. Stupid men!! Must be the “Y” chromosome in them. I just went to the gym for an EXTRA hour. Why? So I can make these, and eat 10. No regrets!
this recipe is a keeper fo sho! thanks for sharing……
These look insanely dangerous!
Num x’s 3!
oh my god-food orgasm. these look unbelievable-thanks for sharing the recipe!!
I’m bookmarking this, because they must must be made!
My husband would love these! He loves pretezels and peanut butter!
Yup, I agree that the only thing to make pb + chocolate even better is to add pretzels! Have you ever had a Take 5 candy bar? Those are the ones I steal out of the Halloween candy bowl. Beware, they are dangerous!
Beautiful Jessica! Looks wunnerful! :)
Girl, these are genius! They remind me of my favorite Ben and Jerry’s ice cream – Chubby Hubby. Chocolate-covered pretzels filled with peanut butter. YUM! Can’t wait to make these!
That is my favorite Ben & Jerry’s flavor, too!
ok these are the best sweet/salty combo!!! + my favorite peanut butter mmmm! These would be dangerous if I made them :) Can I ask you about your lighting? do you ever use a kit when it’s dark? thanks!
I have 2 Lowel EGO light’s and use them in the dark, but otherwise I just use natural light – these were shot in natural light by my window. I have a crappy point and shoot camera, it’s about 4 years old.
That’s definitely a winning combination and recipe.
Sweet and salty are the best combinations. These look like total winners! I can’t wait to try them :)
Oh my goodness… These look incredible. I love sweet and salty!
Wow! These look amazing and you don’t have to say truffles twice to get my attention. Bookmarking!
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I can’t believe I just came across this recipe of yours… I think I’m in heaven.
These are superb!!
I could stand an intructional blog post about properly melting chocolate, what the best kind of chocolate to use is, and how to roll truffles and other candies in chocolate. It’s one of the simpler culinary skills I just cannot seem to perfect!
Glad you liked them! And I have a hard time with melting it too, I find the key is melting it over very low heat, and dipping the balls in with a fork.
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Can I make these several days in advance and keep ’em in the freezer? They look amazing!