Mr. Food: Tempt Me Truffles

What You’ll Need

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar, plus extra for coating
  • 5 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Chopped toasted almonds for coating
  • Unsweetened cocoa for coating

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat cream cheese until creamy; gradually add 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, beating well after each addition. Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla. Cover and chill 2 hours, or until mixture is firm.
  2. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls; roll some in almonds, some in cocoa, and some in confectioners’ sugar. Cover and chill at least 1 hour; serve chilled. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

Notes

  • Love this recipe for truffles? Check out some of our other chocolate candy recipes, including tips, tricks, and more!
  • You can make these chocolate truffles even more special by rolling ’em up in their favorite toppings (nuts, sprinkles, cocoa, coconut), and then wrapping ’em up or placing them in a fancy-looking box. Now, they’re even more tempting!

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