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Chocolate Rum Truffles Recipe

Chocolate Rum Truffles Recipe

It's hard to eat just one of these chocolaty silky candies. I like to keep some on hand for a quick sweet treat. —DeAnn Alleva, Hudson, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:36 servings


  • 14 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, divided
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract or vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted


  • 1. Coarsely chop 12 squares of chocolate; set aside. In a saucepan, heat cream over low heat until bubbles form around sides of the pan. Remove from the heat; add chopped chocolate, stirring until melted and smooth. Cool to room temperature. Stir in butter and extract. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or until firm.
  • 2. Grate remaining chocolate; place in a shallow dish. Add nuts; set aside. Shape tablespoonfuls of chilled chocolate mixture into balls. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. (If truffles are soft, refrigerate until easy to handle.) Roll truffles in chocolate-nut mixture. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 54 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 16, 2014

"My 1st attempt with truffles made with cream and they turned out fabulous! They are melt in your mouth goodness. I tried rolling them in several ingredients, coconut, sprinkles & unsweetened cocoa, but the nut/chocolate coating beat them all out hands down. Thanks DeAnn!"

Twisted Knitster
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2007

"This recipe is spot-on wonderful. So many people enjoy the conveniance of truffles made with cream cheese or the like but there is nothing like the silky goodness of a truffle made with heavy cream. Mmm!! Yummy! Thank you for posting!!"

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