Nutty Chocolate Truffles Recipe
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Nutty Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 48 servings


  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 68 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.


  1. 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.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in almonds. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Nutty Chocolate Truffles in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p21

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rudylenak User ID: 3071215 154780
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2010

"good good"

delowenstein User ID: 3766053 106403
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2009

"I made this recipe for the holidays & the truffles were really delicious! I gave them to friends who enjoyed these scrumptious candies! They're so easy to prepare! Dawn Lowenstein"

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