strawberry cream truffles

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By Beth Pierce
from Old Monroe, MO

There is just something glorious about a strawberry truffle. Maybe it is the creamy strawberry filling, or maybe it is the crisp outer chocolate shell or maybe it is the fact that we are indulging in a luscious sweet treat that is often considered the forbidden fruit.

serves 10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For strawberry cream truffles

  • 1 c
    white chocolate chips
  • 2/3 c
    strawberries
  • 1
    (8 ounce) box cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    coconut oil (optional)

How To Make strawberry cream truffles

  • 1
    Melt 1/2 cup white chocolate chips according to packing instructions.
  • 2
    In food processor combine strawberries, cream cheese, melted white chocolate.and powdered sugar. Pulse until smooth and creamy. Spoon in freezer proof bowl, cover and place in freezer for 2 hours. Using small cookie scoop; scoop into 16 balls and place on cookie sheet covered with wax paper. Place back in the freezer for 1 hour.
  • 3
    Roll into inch balls using your hands. Place back on baking sheet covered with wax paper; back in freezer for 1 hour.
  • 4
    Combine chocolate chips and (if desired 1 teaspoon coconut oil) in small bowl. Microwave for 1 minute at 50% power. Stir and continue for 30 second intervals (50% power) until smooth and creamy. Carefully dip frozen truffles through the melted chocolate. Remove to wax paper and place in freezer for 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Melt white chocolate in microwave and (if desired 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil) at 30 second intervals (50% power) until melted. Drizzle over truffles. Refrigerate truffles.
  • 6
    NOTES If you like coconut thin the chocolate with just a bit of coconut oil as it is easier to coat the truffles with the chocolate thinned a little. There is chilling time on this recipe so plan accordingly.
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