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.
Recommended: Easy Truffles Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 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 each: 125 calories, 8g fat (6g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  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

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Parlantina User ID: 6910580 101465
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."

Ilovetruffles2 User ID: 306532 162628
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2010

"sooooo gooood !!!!"

debbiedouglas User ID: 3215136 168452
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.)"

debbiedouglas User ID: 3215136 94480
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."

gratefulservant_AZ User ID: 635512 117368
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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