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Nutty Chocolate Truffles

 Nutty Chocolate Truffles
With only five ingredients, these delectable, no-bake bites just couldn’t be much easier to make. Try ’em! For a change, substitute different fruit preserves. LeeAnn Karnowski - Stevens Point, Wisconsin
48 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup crushed vanilla wafers (about 30 wafers)
  • 1/4 cup strawberry preserves
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped almonds, toasted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the
  • chocolate, wafer crumbs and strawberry preserves. Cover and
  • refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in almonds. Store in the refrigerator.
  • Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 truffle equals 68 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 22 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.