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Crispy Mexican Truffles

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling

Makes

2-1/2 dozen

Cinnamon, cayenne, and crunch! These chocolate truffles have an unexpected hint of heat. —Shelly Bevington-Fisher, Hermiston, Oregon
Crispy Mexican Truffles Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the confectioners' sugar, chocolate and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornflakes, cinnamon and cayenne. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-in. balls; roll in cornflake mixture. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 truffle: 98 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • yungpusdestroyer
    Jan 9, 2015

    In my personal opinion the truffles were not as good as i would have hoped. I was making these for my spanish project and i got an F becasue it was bad so thanks i guess

  • DFJohnson
    Jan 24, 2013

    No comment left

  • Jacksgreeneyes
    Jan 24, 2013

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  • redonthehead
    Jan 24, 2013

    absolutely will make again very soon!!