Mint Truffles Recipe
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Mint Truffles Recipe

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These chocolaty candies have such an appealing look and sweet flavor, it's hard to believe they take only minutes to prepare. They're perfect to serve for everyday treats and special occasion desserts.
Featured In: Easy Truffles Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 cup (6 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup whipped topping
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 91 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 11mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.


  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips; let cool to lukewarm, about 7 minutes. Beat in whipped topping and extract. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes or until firm enough to form into balls. Shape into 1-in. balls. Roll in cocoa. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Mint Truffles in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p11

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leah321 User ID: 3729234 77031
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"What is used for the whipped topping? Cool Whip, or Dream whip?"

tcarver User ID: 5663692 44154
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2011

"I really liked the texture of these truffles. I would do without the cocoa next time. It was a bit strong for my taste. I will try coating them in dark chocolate"

lindipally User ID: 1270998 48724
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2009

"This is a wonderful recipe! I doubled the recipe and it was part of my "goodie" can Christmas treats to friends. Everyone loved these truffles and was the most asked for recipe in all of my Christmas "goodie" cans. This ones a keeper!"

eleyana User ID: 1142513 24011
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2008

"I have made this super yummy, lucious recipe many times in the past ten years. It is often requested and never lasts long. Good thing they are so easy!"

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