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Mint Truffles Recipe

Mint Truffles Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:12 servings


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


  • 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.

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: 0 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Mint Truffles

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

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

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"

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!"

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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