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Maple Nut Truffles Recipe

Maple Nut Truffles Recipe

Rich, creamy and rolled in nuts, these truffles will satisfy any chocolate lover. Guaranteed to dress up your holiday cookie platters, they're no-bake and so simple to make! —Rebekah Radewahn, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips. Set aside to cool. In another bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Add melted chocolate and maple flavoring; beat until well blended. Chill for 15 minutes or until firm enough to handle.
  • 2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in walnuts. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 103 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 12 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.