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Chocolate Truffle Recipe
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Chocolate Truffle Recipe

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The subtle coffee flavor of these rich, velvety candies blends well with the dark chocolate coating, and the white drizzle adds charm. Stacy Abell of Olathe, Kansas shared the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cream cheese, softened
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate candy coating, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla or white chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 125 calories, 8 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips. Add the cream cheese, coffee granules and water; mix well. Chill until firm enough to handle.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Chill for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  3. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating. Dip balls in coating; return to baking sheet and let stand until set.
  4. In another microwave-safe bowl, melt vanilla chips with shortening; stir until smooth. Transfer to a pastry or plastic bag; cut a hole in the corner of bag. Drizzle over truffles. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Mocha Truffles in Cooking for 2 Winter 2007, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 125 calories, 8 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 26, 2014

"Delicious! but a little time consuming. Did it for valentine's party at church and they loved them. will make them again."

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2010

"sooooo gooood !!!!"

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2009

"Sorry, I gave a review on this recipe. This is not the one I made for my Granddaughters wedding. I made the mocha truffle recipe that makes 66 servings (5 1/2 doz.)"

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2009

"I made 400 of these as favors at my Granddaughters wedding. This is an easy and wonderful recipe. Adding the white chocolate on top makes them look professional."

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2008

"This is one of my all time favorite candies to make. They are so rich and wonderful!!!"

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