Peanut Butter Bacon Truffles Recipe

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Peanut Butter Bacon Truffles
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  1. Fry bacon in a pan over medium heat until very crispy.Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain well.
  2. Transfer bacon to a food processor along with the 4 tsp sugar and peanuts.Grind to a medium-fine texture.Transfer to a bowl and add the peanut butter and salt to taste.Taste the mixture; you may want to add more sugar,especially if the peanut butter was unsweetened.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and place in fridge until very firm.
  4. Roll the peanut butter mixture by hand or spoons into 1'' balls,placing them on a tray lined with wax paper.Chill again until firm.
  5. Place the cocoa in a bowl;set aside.Place the chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of water.Heat over medium-low until the water is simmering and stir the chocolate until melted and smooth.Remove from heat.
  6. One at a time roll the peanut butter balls in the melted chocolate and then in the cocoa powder.Serve room temperature.
  7. Store any remaining truffles in a covered container thoroughly covered in cocoa powder for up to 1 week.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 883.01 Kcal (3697 kJ)
Calories from fat 575.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63.9g 98%
Cholesterol 36.96mg 12%
Sodium 522.05mg 22%
Potassium 399.78mg 9%
Total Carbs 73.75g 25%
Sugars 51.65g 207%
Dietary Fiber 10.49g 42%
Protein 17.96g 36%
Iron 4.4mg 25%
Calcium 28.7mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 472.58 Kcal (1979 kJ)
Calories from fat 307.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34.2g 98%
Cholesterol 19.78mg 12%
Sodium 279.4mg 22%
Potassium 213.96mg 9%
Total Carbs 39.47g 25%
Sugars 27.64g 207%
Dietary Fiber 5.62g 42%
Protein 9.61g 36%
Iron 2.4mg 25%
Calcium 15.4mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 22.2
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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