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Bittersweet Double Chocolate Truffles

Milk chocolate chips enhance the bittersweet flavor of these decadent treats. Tie a few in pretty ribbons for an easy gift. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • 3/4 cup whipped topping
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • Optional toppings: Crushed peppermint candies, sprinkles and chopped nuts

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, melt bittersweet chips over low heat. Transfer to a bowl; cool to lukewarm, about 7 minutes.
  • Beat in whipped topping and cinnamon. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes or until firm enough to form into balls. Shape mixture into 1-in. balls.
  • In a microwave, melt milk chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip truffles in chocolate and place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Immediately sprinkle with toppings of your choice. Refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 truffle: 105 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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  • miffypt
    Dec 23, 2013

    Very easy to make, my12 yr old makes them every year and they are wonderful.

  • kerryfrei
    Nov 15, 2011

    Delicious! These were a bit messy to make, so they spent some extra time in the freezer. I dipped half the batch in melted white chocolate. Turned out great!

  • prrs4me
    Feb 11, 2011

    I followed the recipe exactly as written. I could not form mixture in to balls. Very difficult to work with.