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Maple Walnut Truffles Recipe

Maple Walnut Truffles Recipe

You'll be surprised and delighted when you bite into one of these little goodies. The a velvety, maple-flavored chocolate coating surrounds a sweet, nutty center. Yum!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings


  • 2/3 cup ground walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped walnuts, toasted


  • 1. Place the ground walnuts, syrup and brown sugar in a small bowl; mix well. Scoop teaspoonfuls and form into 24 balls; transfer to a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Chill.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a microwave, melt chips; stir until smooth. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Beat in melted chips and maple flavoring; mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
  • 3. Shape tablespoonfuls of cream cheese mixture around each walnut ball. Roll in chopped walnuts. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.