chocolate_bonbonsIngredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup chopped dates (NOT the prepackaged chopped type)
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

Directions

In large bowl, combine peanut butter, pecans, powdered sugar, dates, and butter and mix well; form into 1″ balls.

Melt semisweet chips and 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips together in a glass measuring cup in microwave on medium power about 2 minutes, stirring once, until melted and smooth. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips and stir constantly until smooth (this tempers the chocolate, setting up crystals so it will harden). Dip each ball into melted chocolate mixture and set on parchment paper. Let stand until chocolate is firm, then store tightly covered at room temperature.

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