Chocolate Surprise Truffles

Chocolate Surprise Truffles

The easy part is making this rich chocolate truffle recipe. The hard part is deciding what to put at the center. We recommend nuts, mint or candied cherries, but there are plenty of surprise fillings to choose from!

SKILL LEVEL
beginner
PREP
35 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories70
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium25 mg1% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars10 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories70
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium25 mg1% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars10 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
1/2 cupunsalted butter (1 stick) , softened
36 after-dinner mints, whole candied cherries, whole almonds, pecan or walnut halves
1/2 cupHERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/2 cuppowdered sugar, sweetened coconut flakes or chopped nuts
1/4 cupwhipping cream
2-1/2 cupspowdered sugar
1-1/2 teaspoonsvanilla extract

Directions

  • 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.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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