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Hint-of-Berry Bonbons Recipe

Hint-of-Berry Bonbons Recipe

You'll have a hard time eating just one of these heavenly sweets. Inside the rich milk chocolate coating is a fudgy center with a hint of strawberry. Their white chocolate drizzle makes these bonbons even more special. —Brenda Hoffman, Stanton, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/2 hours + chilling YIELD:27 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips, melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup crushed vanilla wafers (about 40 wafers)
  • 1/4 cup strawberry preserves
  • 15 ounces milk chocolate candy coating, chopped
  • 2 squares (1 ounce each) white baking chocolate

Directions

  • 1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate chips. Stir in wafer crumbs and preserves. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
  • 2. Divide mixture in half. Return one portion to refrigerator. Shape remaining mixture into 1-in. balls. Refrigerate. Repeat with remaining with remaining mixture. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating. Dip balls in coating; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set.
  • 3. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt white chocolate; stir until smooth. Transfer to a heavy-duty resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Drizzle while chocolate over candies. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 170 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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2124arizona
Reviewed May. 8, 2017

"The combination of the wafers and the strawberry jam in these is great! Serve these at Christmas!"

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VenusDoomed
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015

"I have made these year after year and they are AMAZING. They are difficult to roll into balls BUT the secret I have found that works every time is putting the mixture into the freezer for an hour. After this I use a little bit of room temp water and use it on my hands while forming the balls. It works perfectly as the mixture doesn't get stuck to my hands. Don't use too much though or it will end up a gooey mess! Once the balls are on wax paper they need to be placed back in the freeze again for about another hour before coating. Hope this helps."

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sugarcrystal
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2014

"These were good, but next time I think I'll do raspberry jam and a bit of almond extract."

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Clemh
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2012

"Very good but do not roll into balls even after refrigerating overnight! Perhaps rolling in powder sugar may help? Any ideas?"

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deanna77
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"Very delicious kinda tasted like pb&j. Somewhat difficult to make into perfect shape"

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mrswurdeman
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2011

"They really do just have a hint of berry in them. Very good and easy to make."

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jengmos32
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

"These are easy and taste delicious! I made them for my wedding, and there were none left over."

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grammycj
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"The consistancy was terrible for forming these into balls. We found nothing special about them."

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wanda abbott
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2009

"very good."

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wanda abbott
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2009

"this is real good and any one should try to make them,as they would love them."

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