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Maple Nut Truffles

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Makes

2-1/2 dozen

Rich, creamy and rolled in nuts, these truffles will satisfy any chocolate lover. Guaranteed to dress up your holiday cookie platters, they're no-bake and so simple to make! —Rebekah Radewahn, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips. Set aside to cool. In another bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Add melted chocolate and maple flavoring; beat until well blended. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or until firm enough to handle.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in walnuts. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 truffle: 103 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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