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Chocolate Surprise Truffles Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 36 after-dinner mints, whole candied cherries, whole almonds, pecan or walnut halves
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, MOUNDS Sweetened Coconut Flakes or chopped nuts

How to Make

  • 1. Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. Stir together powdered sugar and cocoa; add to butter mixture alternately with whipping cream and vanilla, blending well. Refrigerate until firm.
  • 2. Shape small amount of mixture around desired center; roll into 36 equal balls (about 1-inch each). Drop into desired coating, turning until well covered. Refrigerate until firm. Makes 3 dozen truffles.
  • VARIATION: Add 1/2 teaspoon rum extract, decrease vanilla to 1 teaspoon.