Terrific Truffles Recipe
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Terrific Truffles Recipe

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I spend the week before Christmas baking a selection fo cakes, cookies and other goodies for friends and family. These candies coudn't be easier. — Amy Short, Lesage, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES:66 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES: 66 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup crushed peppermint candy, unsweetened shredded coconut or ground nuts

Nutritional Facts

1 filled pita half: 64 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 11mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Add chocolate and vanilla to cream cheese mixture; beat until blended. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Shape into 1-in. balls. Roll in crushed peppermint, coconut or nuts. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Terrific Truffles in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p72

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blxart User ID: 4812638 63381
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2010

"way too sweet....maybe use less confectioners sugar....3 cups is a lot!"

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