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easy chocolate truffles

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Heather Grow
Silverdale, WA

My son's favorite holiday yummy

★★★★★ 2
serves 3-5 dozen
prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For easy chocolate truffles

  • 18 oz
    semisweet chocolate
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp
    orange extract (or whatever flavor you like)
  • cocoa, powdered sugar, chopped nuts and/or coconut to roll in.

How To Make easy chocolate truffles

  • 1
    Melt chocolate in the microwave on high for 60 seconds. Stir and continue to cook on high for another 60 seconds & repeat until chocolate is completely melted.
  • 2
    Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and continue beating until well blended.
  • 3
    Stir in chocolate and extract flavoring.
  • 4
    Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  • 5
    Shape into 1 inch balls.
  • 6
    Roll into cocoa, powdered sugar, nuts, coconut or dip into melted chocolate.
  • 7
    Store in refrigerator.
  • 8
    option: Use white chocolate in place of semi-sweet chips and follow same directions.