Rating: 3.4 stars
447 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 77
  • 4 star values: 137
  • 3 star values: 140
  • 2 star values: 74
  • 1 star values: 19

These delectable truffles make great holiday gifts. For pretty packing, look for mini foil or paper candy cups in the baking aisle of supermarkets or at specialty shops. While the truffles are still slightly soft, roll them in the desired coatings. Kids might like to help with this step.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
total:
2 hrs
Yield:
Makes 24
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chocolate in a medium bowl. Bring cream to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; pour over chocolate. Let sit 2 to 3 minutes, then whisk until smooth. Refrigerate (uncovered) until somewhat firm, about 1 hour.

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  • Spoon mounds (2 level teaspoons each) of chocolate mixture onto a large baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper. Return to refrigerator 15 minutes.

  • With your hands, roll mounds into balls. Place desired coatings in shallow bowls; roll balls in coatings, pressing in and covering completely. Return to baking sheet; chill until set, about 30 minutes.

Cook's Notes

To store, refrigerate in a single layer in airtight containers up to 2 weeks. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Reviews (2)

447 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 77
  • 4 star values: 137
  • 3 star values: 140
  • 2 star values: 74
  • 1 star values: 19
Rating: 5 stars
12/08/2018
I have been making these for years! Saw the recipe in the magazine. Easy!
Rating: Unrated
11/07/2007
These are really easy to make and to customize! Great for giving as gifts or to serve after a holiday meal.