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Light Chocolate Truffles

 Light Chocolate Truffles
I made these for my husband on Valentine's Day, and later for Christmas gifts. Everyone loves them! —Donni Worthen, Branson, Missouri
20 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling


  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons baking cocoa, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups plus 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar, divided


  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in 1/3 cup
  • cocoa and melted chocolate. Gradually beat in 1-1/4 cups
  • confectioners' sugar. Lightly coat hands with confectioners' sugar;
  • roll chocolate mixture into 1-in. balls. Roll in remaining cocoa or
  • confectioners' sugar. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 truffle equals 62 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 24 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.