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chocolate truffles

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
sheila farrah
Yorktown, VA

My daughter and I like to make these for showers and special occasions. When we give them for gifts, everybody loves them. They are always the right color and the right amount. Personally, I prefer the white chocolate almond bark.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Impress your family and friends with these easy chocolate truffles. They taste and look fancy, but are very simple to make. They're smooth and bursting with chocolate flavor and a hint of tanginess from the cream cheese. Roll them in your favorite toppings and you've got great treats and gifts everyone will love. They'll be great for Valentine's Day, the holidays, as a hostess gift... they're so good you'll be finding reasons to make them.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For chocolate truffles

  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature, 8 oz.
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 12 oz
    semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ground walnuts, unsweetened cocoa, angel flaked coconut

How To Make chocolate truffles

  • Cream cheese beat until smooth.
    Beat cream cheese until smooth.
  • Slowly incorporating truffles.
    Gradually add sugar until well blended.
  • Mixing in melted chocolate.
    Add melted chocolate and vanilla; mix well.
  • Refrigerating mixture.
    Refrigerate about 1 hour.
  • Chocolate truffles coated in cocoa, coconut, and nuts.
    Shape into 1-inch balls and roll into ground walnuts, coconut or cocoa. Store in the refrigerator.
  • 6
    To flavor truffles with liqueurs omit vanilla, divide mixture into thirds, add 1 tablespoon of almond, coffee or orange liqueur to each 1/3 of mixture mix well. Hint I always place in small fluted paper candy cups.