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mashed potato truffles

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Recipe & photo: 05-29-2016

yield serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For mashed potato truffles

  • 1/2 c
    cold mashed potatoes, plain
  • 1 c
    dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    topping for rolling (cocoa powder, coconut flakes, powdered sugar or finely chopped nuts)

How To Make mashed potato truffles

  • 1
    In a small bowl, add the chocolate chips. Melt them in the microwave at 50% power, stirring often.
  • 2
    When chips are completely melted, stir in the mashed potatoes. Add the vanilla and stir VERY VIGOROUSLY.
  • 3
    Refrigerate the mixture for 30 minutes to firm up.
  • 4
    Pour your rolling mixtures in little bowls and have them ready. Take 1-Tbsp-sized hunks of the mixture and roll between the palms of your hands. Roll quickly in desired topping.
  • 5
    Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate until firm. They will keep in the refrigerator for one week.