Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles with creamy, salty peanut butter covered in decadent chocolate and festive sprinkles will be the hit at your Christmas party. This easy homemade Christmas truffles recipe is great for a Christmas cookies exchange. Mmmm.... Must try for all Reese's lovers!
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles with creamy, salty peanut butter covered in decadent chocolate and festive sprinkles will be the hit at your Christmas party.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author The Gracious Wife

Ingredients

  • 1 box of Ritz crackers 13.7 oz
  • 1 heaping cup peanut butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 package Reese's mini peanut butter cups 9.2 oz, cut into quarters
  • 12 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • Optional: sprinkles

Instructions

  • Place Ritz crackers in a food processor and process until they are fine crumbs.
  • Add peanut butter and cream cheese and process again until everything is smooth and fully combined.
  • Remove cracker mixture to a large mixing bowl and gently fold in Reese's cups.
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop out peanut butter mixture and form into balls.
  • Melt chocolate and shortening in a small bowl in the microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring between each interval, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  • Dip each peanut butter ball in chocolate. Be sure to fully coat it, then place on a sheet of wax paper. Top with sprinkles, if desired. Allow chocolate to harden before serving.