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Maple Nut Truffles

 Maple Nut Truffles
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
30 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.