Peanut Butter Truffles, Gee Whiz!

I’m afraid I’m going to have to keep this brief.  Yesterday was the 27th anniversary of my birth, yep, I’m getting on in years!  Anyway, as I’m sure most of you can understand, I’m feeling a little fuzzy in the headular area.  The only thing to fix the fuzzy is for me to be taken for lunch by my lovely mother and spend the rest of the day being pandered to by my little brothers.  Bliss.

Right, on to the truffles.  This weeks pick was the choice of Mara from the lovely blog Love Your Mother Earth.  Well, I love peanut butter and I love making truffles so for me,  this week was a massive bag of win.  The only problem I had with the recipe was the quantity of peanut butter.  I decided to make half of the truffles in honor of my attempt to drop a stone before my holiday, but left the amount of peanut butter the same.  Still, the flavour wasn’t half as strong as I would have hoped. So if you’re thinking of making these, and you love peanut butter as much as I do, up the quantity to around 1/2 a cup.

As usual don’t forget to check the other ladies for their opinions.

32 Comments

  1. E is for Eleanor
    May 2, 2010 / 10:23 am

    These look yummy, I love peanut butter! Will definitely have to try.Happy belated birthday! x

  2. Katie
    May 2, 2010 / 10:31 am

    Happy Birthday! Hope you have a fab day and get spoilt by your family.The truffles look fab and you can't go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate combo. Love the presentation

  3. Mrs. G
    May 2, 2010 / 12:29 pm

    Happy belated birthday. Great photo.

  4. Flourchild
    May 2, 2010 / 12:45 pm

    Happy 27th birthday to you! I hope it was great!I love your truffles, they look perfect!

  5. Stephanie
    May 2, 2010 / 1:14 pm

    They look so great in that little dish! I guess everyonefeels the same about the level of peanut butteriness. Mine are currently in their 2 hour chill stage – can't wait to try them!

  6. Anne
    May 2, 2010 / 1:16 pm

    Happy belated birthday 🙂 I'm only 27 for 4 more days, sob sob!

  7. Candy Girl
    May 2, 2010 / 1:27 pm

    Happy Birthday! Love the candy dish – so cute! Your truffles look great.

  8. Chele
    May 2, 2010 / 1:48 pm

    Happy belated birhtday Katie – hope the recovery plan is working well for you ;0)I'm sure a few of these truffles would help to ease some of the fuzzy feelings!

  9. daisychain
    May 2, 2010 / 4:47 pm

    Belated birthday wishes! These sound YUM

  10. Joanne
    May 2, 2010 / 6:05 pm

    Happy birthday! Be sure to eat quite a few of these because from what I can tell, calories don't count on your birthday. It's been scientifically proven :PThey look delicious. I agree – more PB!

  11. Lucie
    May 2, 2010 / 7:11 pm

    Happy Birthday for yesterday! These truffles sound divine – gorgeous picture.

  12. Sweet and Savory
    May 2, 2010 / 7:14 pm

    Happy Birthday Katie. I think we all agree that the peanut butter does not make a difference and needs to be upped, a lot. I would like to try it.

  13. Anonymous
    May 2, 2010 / 7:22 pm

    Happy Birthday! Beautiful photo. I agree about the peanut butter flavor – definitely could have been amped up a bit.

  14. Julie
    May 2, 2010 / 7:47 pm

    Happy Birthday!!! Love the red bow and the bowl, great presentation!

  15. Anonymous
    May 2, 2010 / 8:21 pm

    I love those truffles – immensely yummy they look. I want them, I want them NOW! :)Cheers!Petra

  16. Mara...
    May 2, 2010 / 9:28 pm

    your truffles are beautiful!!! I love hwo you presented them. And I agree, MORE peanut butter. Happy belated birthday!! Thanks for baking this week.

  17. Chef Dennis
    May 2, 2010 / 10:48 pm

    OMG….is everyone but me making peanut butter truffles….I am so ready to taste one…..they look delicious….I think I may have to try these.Hope you had a great birthday!CheersDennis

  18. margot
    May 2, 2010 / 11:39 pm

    Happy birthday, I hope you had a great time with your family today! The truffles look so pretty, but I agree that they need much more peanut butter.

  19. Gloria
    May 3, 2010 / 12:41 am

    Your truffles look great! Love your presentation and the bow is a nice touch. Happy Birthday!

  20. rebecca
    May 3, 2010 / 3:59 pm

    Hope you had a wonderful birthday being pandered to. 🙂 You presentation looks beautiful.

  21. k.a.r.e.n
    May 3, 2010 / 6:08 pm

    Happy Birthday!I quartered the recipe and left the PB the same — still not enough… PB! I think maybe next time — semi-sweet chocolate instead of bittersweet.

  22. Anonymous
    May 3, 2010 / 8:02 pm

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY my dear!It's SO wonderful to hear from you, Katie- thanks for stopping by and saying hello… it really means a lot! I've missed you over the last few months. How are you? I hope you're having LOTS of fun celebrating your special day. May your 27th year be your very best yet, filled with plenty of love, happiness, and baked deliciousness 🙂 You deserve it!Your truffles look simply lovely in that pretty glass bowl tied with a gingham ribbon… your presentation always has that extra special touch! I'm sorry they weren't peanut-buttery enough for you though… that seems to be a common theme this week.Hope you're having a wonderful start to your week, and I can't wait to talk to you again soon!<3,Joy

  23. Nina
    May 3, 2010 / 10:56 pm

    Happy birthday! Looks great!

  24. Hilary
    May 4, 2010 / 3:08 pm

    You're still a young'un! Happy belated birthday, Katie xo

  25. Tessa
    May 4, 2010 / 6:01 pm

    Upping the peanut butter seems to be a consensus. Happy belated birthday!

  26. Tracey
    May 5, 2010 / 1:13 am

    Happy birthday Katie! Hope it was absolutely fantastic :)Your truffles look perfect! I was disappointed by the lack of peanut butter flavor in these too, seemed to be a common complaint this week.

  27. Maria♥
    May 5, 2010 / 6:30 pm

    Happy belated birthday. Those truffles look soooo good!Mariax

  28. Brisbane Baker
    May 6, 2010 / 11:27 am

    Yum! I've made some peanut butter truffles a while back, but I really like this recipe. Must trywww.brisbanebaker.blogspot.com

  29. spike.
    May 6, 2010 / 4:24 pm

    Hope you had a great birthday weekend! Those are some good looking truffles

  30. Anonymous
    May 7, 2010 / 9:07 pm

    Delicious truffles. Must try them!Nisrine

  31. Jaime
    May 10, 2010 / 12:46 am

    those are beautifully presented!

  32. Eliana
    May 13, 2010 / 8:49 pm

    Happy belated birthday. Your truffles look awesome Katie.

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