Chocolate Peanut Popcorn Truffles

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Whether you’re looking for an easy, snackable sweet for game day gatherings, unique movie night or sleepover bites, or a healthier treat to gift your loved one on Valentine’s Day, these chocolate peanut popcorn truffles could be just the recipe you are looking for. Only 4 ingredients and less than 15 minutes for a tray full of chocolate-covered crunch!

Chocolate Peanut Popcorn Truffles Recipe - A delicious snack-dessert hybrid! Dairy-free, gluten-free, optionally vegan.The recipe and photo for this chocolate peanut popcorn truffles recipe was shared with us by The Popcorn Board.

Special Diet Notes: Chocolate Peanut Popcorn Truffles

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, tree nut-free, optionally soy-free, optionally vegan / plant-based, and vegetarian.

For peanut-free popcorn truffles, swap in your favorite nut (sliced almonds, chopped cashews or hazelnuts, etc.) or use 1/2 cup sunflower seeds or hemp seeds for completely nut-free.

Chocolate Peanut Popcorn Truffles
 
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Serves: 30 popcorn truffles
Ingredients
  • 6 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 cup roasted, salted peanuts
  • 12 ounces dairy-free semisweet chocolate chips (such as Enjoy Life or Pascha)
  • ½ cup honey (can sub agave nectar or maple syrup for strict vegan)
Instructions
  1. Combine the popcorn and peanuts in a large bowl.
  2. Place the chocolate chips in a medium bowl and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir vigorously. If not fully melted, microwave 15 seconds more and stir vigorously or stir until just melted.
  3. Warm the honey and stir it into the chocolate until well blended.
  4. Pour the chocolate mixture over the popcorn mixture and stir until the popcorn is evenly coated.
  5. With s small ice cream scoop, push the popcorn mixture into scoop and release onto wax paper to form truffles. Refrigerate until firm.
Notes
Truffles can be stored in an airtight container up to 5 days.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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