These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley. Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Recipes can be like some of my past relationships. You get into them strongly for a short period. Then you may have a cooling off period. Finally and hopefully, you get back to it and enjoy the rewards of energy well spent. This recipe involves a short period of preparation, a cooling off period, and finally the savoring of an oh so sweet dish.
Peanut Butter Cookie Truffles
Prep time: 15-20 minutes • Cook time: 1 hour freezer, 2 1⁄4 hours refrigeration • Yields: 30 pieces
8 oz chocolate sandwich cookies (about 20 cookies)
1⁄2 cup cream cheese
1⁄4 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup chocolate chips, milk or semi-sweet
2 Tbsp heavy cream
Place cookies in a food processor and process them until they become fine crumbs. Add cream cheese and peanut butter and continue to process until it is well blended. Place mixture in bowl and cover. Place in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
Take from refrigerator, roll into 1” balls with your hand and place on cookie sheet. Place in freezer for 1 hour. Place chocolate chips and heavy cream in a bowl and melt in microwave oven for about 45 seconds. Mix well. Make sure it’s very smooth.
Carefully roll balls in melted chocolate and place on cookie sheet. Let them set in refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.
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