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Cappuccino Truffles

 Cappuccino Truffles
The dark chocolate, mocha and cinnamon is a delectable combination. Smooth and rich, I could eat them all in one sitting...So, make a lot because they also make great gifts. —Ellen Swenson Newport Center, Vermont
18 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sugar

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the water, coffee and 1 teaspoon cinnamon;
  • set aside. In a small saucepan, bring cream just to a boil. Remove
  • from the heat; whisk in chocolate and butter until smooth. Stir in
  • coffee mixture. Press plastic wrap onto surface. Refrigerate for 1
  • hour or until easy to handle.
  • In a small bowl, combine sugar and remaining cinnamon. Shape
  • chocolate into 1-in. balls; roll in cinnamon-sugar. Refrigerate for
  • at least 2 hours or until firm. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 43 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.