Betty's Choc-Mint Truffles
I use chocolate covered chocolate sandwich cookies filled with a mint cream. Oreos would work too, but the addition of mint essence will be needed. I make these for birthday presents for friends and school teachers. **Cooking time is chilling time.
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·2 x 7 ounce (200g) packet of chocolate coated, chocolate and mint cookies (or use oreos)
·1 cup dessicated coconut
·1 tin condensed milk
·1/4 cup cocoa powder
·if using oreos, add 1 tablespoon mint essence
·2 cups chocolate vermicelli, for rolling in
How to Make Betty's Choc-Mint Truffles
- Using a food processor. Blitz the cookies in 2 or 3 batches and pour the crumbs into a large bowl. Meanwhile, put the chocolate vermicelli in a bowl for rolling in.
- Pour the coconut, condensed milk, cocoa and mint essence (if using oreos) in with the crumbs. Stir well to combine.
- Use wet hands to to roll heaped teaspoonfuls for mixture into a ball and roll in the chocolate vermicelli. Place on a large tray and pop into the fridge for an hour.