Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

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Ingredients

  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) vegan margarine, melted
  • 1 16 oz jar (about 2 cups) peanut butter
  • 1 1-pound box (about 4 cup) powdered sugar
  • 3 cups puffed rice cereal (optional)
  • 1 bag vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 8 oz bar Bakers Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate Squares

Directions

  • In a large bowl,mix the melted margarine and peanut butter until fully blended
  • Continue to mix (with a spoon or using your fingers),gradually adding the powdered sugar and rice cereal.
  • Once evenly mixed, mold mixture into 1 inch balls.
  • If it is too dry to form balls, add more peanut butter
  • Set the balls aside, break bakers chocolate into smaller pieces, then combine with chocolate chips in a double boiler.
  • Melt the chocolate, stirring occasionally, until all chunks are gone.
  • With the chocolate on low heat, use a fork to dip each peanut butter ball into the chocolate.
  • After dipping, place balls on war paper on a cookie sheet
  • Cool in refrigerator until chocolate is hard
  • Drizzle remaining chocolate over the tops of the cooled truffles to create a decorative effect
  • Refrigerate until all of the chocolate is firm then remove truffles from the wax paper.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.
  • Makes a few dozen.