Chocolate Truffle Cups With Peanut Butter and Sea Salt

These peanut butter chocolate truffle cups are delicious and so easy to prepare. They make great homemade gifts for any occasion. If you love the flavor combination of dark chocolate and peanut butter, these simple treats are a must try.

Ingredients and substitutions

I prefer to use chopped dark chocolate when making these treats, but you can use chocolate chips if you prefer. Or substitute any type of chopped chocolate you like.

Chocolates sprinkled with sea salt on a white plate.

I prefer to use smooth peanut butter with no added salt or sugar when making these treats. You can substitute any type of nut or seed butter you prefer.

I like to add a small pinch of sea salt on top of these chocolates. You can omit the sea salt if you prefer.

How to make them

Start by adding the chopped dark chocolate (or chocolate chips) to a pot on the stove set to low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until the chocolate has melted, then immediately remove the pot from the heat.

Melted dark chocolate in a stainless steel pan.

Add the smooth peanut butter to the pot of melted chocolate, then mix well.

Melted chocolate and peanut butter in a steel pan.

Divide the peanut butter chocolate mixture into a mini muffin pan with 12 slots lined with mini paper baking cups.

Melted chocolate peanut butter cups in a mini muffin pan.

Immediately add a small pinch of sea salt on top of each chocolate (optional).

Liquid peanut butter cups sprinkled with sea salt in a mini muffin pan.

Place the muffin pan in the fridge for at least 90 minutes before removing the chocolates and serving.

Dark chocolate peanut butter cups on a white plate.

Storage

Store these treats in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks.

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Chocolate Truffle Cups With Peanut Butter and Sea Salt Recipe

These peanut butter chocolate truffle cups are delicious and easy to make. They make great homemade gifts and are a lovely addition to a dessert table. These are a must try if you love the flavor combination of dark chocolate and peanut butter,
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Chilling time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 173.7kcal

Equipment

  • Mini muffin pan
  • Mini paper baking cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped dark chocolate (or substitute chocolate chips)
  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter (with no added sugar or salt)
  • Optional topping: sea salt

Instructions

  • Add the chopped dark chocolate (or chocolate chips) to a pot on the stove set to low heat.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until the chocolate has melted, then immediately remove the pot from the heat.
  • Add the smooth peanut butter to the pot of melted chocolate, then mix well.
  • Divide the peanut butter chocolate mixture into a mini muffin pan with 12 slots lined with mini paper baking cups.
  • Immediately add a small pinch of sea salt on top of each chocolate (optional).
  • Place the muffin pan in the fridge for at least 90 minutes before removing the chocolates and serving.

Notes

  • Store these treats in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Chocolate | Calories: 173.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.6g | Protein: 3.3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.7g | Cholesterol: 0.7mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 196.4mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 8.5IU | Calcium: 19.5mg | Iron: 2.7mg

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