Wicked Truffles Caliente

Tammy Brownlow


These truffles are wonderful and super easy to make! They will remind you a little of peanut butter cups...then comes the heat and subtle smoky spice of the cayenne and cumin. Your sweety as well as family and friends would love to receive these homemade truffles - Enjoy (:


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Makes 12 - 15 truffles
5 Min
5 Min


  • 3 oz
    chocolate flavored almond bark
  • ·
    1/3 cup + 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin powder
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    chocolate extract
  • 1/3 c
    ground pretzels
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped peanuts or pretzels
  • 3 oz
    semi sweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Wicked Truffles Caliente


  1. In a microwave, melt 3 oz. almond bark 30 seconds.
  2. Stir in peanut butter until smooth.
  3. Add the confectioners' sugar, spices, extracts, and ground pretzels.
  4. Shape into balls using a 1 tbsp measure; set aside.
  5. In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth.
  6. Dip balls in chocolate then; allow excess to drip off. Place on a wire rack over waxed paper and sprinkle with chopped peanuts and pretzels; let stand until set, about 15 minutes.

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About Wicked Truffles Caliente

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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