All troubles go away with a couple of sweet truffles.
Prep: 20 minutes plus chilling
Cook: 2 minutes • Makes: about 36 truffles
1. In medium microwave-safe bowl, heat chocolate morsels, cream, peanut butter and butter in microwave oven on 50% power for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time; stir until mixture is smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract, and stir until mixture is smooth. Transfer mixture to shallow pan; cover and refrigerate 2-1/2 hours.
2. Line rimmed baking pan with parchment or waxed paper. With spoon, drop 1-tablespoon mounds of chocolate onto prepared baking pan; refrigerate 30 minutes. Place cocoa powder in wide, shallow dish. With hands, roll chocolate mounds into 1-inch balls and roll in cocoa powder to coat; place truffles back on baking pan. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings, if desired.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 truffles): 193 Calories, 15g Fat (8g Saturated), 17mg Cholesterol, 42mg Sodium, 17g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 4g Protein
To make chocolate shavings, run a bar of chocolate along the smallest holes of a box-grater.