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Simple Chocolate Truffles

i made truffles for the coworkers for valentine's day (07)

here are some simple chocolate truffles, i made them for valentines this year and they were a hit! they'll also make great christmas goodies!

- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 3 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
- 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips, melted
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
- optional - liqueurs, other flavorings

- 1 1/2 cups (dark, milk, or white) chocolate, melted (whatever you prefer to coat)

1. In a large bowl, mix cream cheese until smooth. Gradually mix in confectioners' sugar until well blended. Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla (To flavor truffles with liqueurs or other flavorings, omit vanilla. Divide truffle mixture into thirds. Add 1 1/2 tablespoon liqueur (almond, coffee, orange, etc) to each mixture; mix well) until no streaks remain.

2. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Roll into 1 inch balls (i found it easiest to use saran wrap to assist with this).

3. With a toothpick or fork, dip balls into melted chocolate, let set on wax paper. Top with nuts, candy bits, or swirl with a different chocolate.

BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 8 years 1 day
Very cool and soooo yummy! I had no idea how truffles were made. This would be an impressive gift, in my opinion.
lola555 lola555 8 years 1 day
Awesome Recipe, I will be making these for Christmas!!! YUMMY!! :)
Random2 Random2 8 years 1 week
I might make these for a pot luck next weekend. Since it's Christmas, I can use peppermint extract and top them with crushed candy canes. Yum!
suebree96 suebree96 8 years 1 week
Wow!!I am definitely going to try these!!!They look great.
lola555 lola555 8 years 1 week
Thanks! This recipe looks yummy! I will definitely be using this recipe at Christmas time! Can't wait to try them!!! :)
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 8 years 2 weeks
It does sound simple enough. I'll have to try them!
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 8 years 2 weeks
These are so cute and don't sound hard to make. Thanks for posting them.