Christmas Chocolate Truffles

I made some of these simple truffles with my daughter this pas weekend. We had a blast making them and rolled them in cocoa powder, sprinkles, chopped nuts etc. They are pretty and colorful, not to mention very tasty. They’ll make a nice addition to your Christmas cookies and desserts. A small container of these homemade chocolate truffles would also make a wonderful gift. Enjoy!

Chocolate Truffles
  • 20 Squares Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
  • 1 pkg. Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • Peppermint Candies, crushed
  • Christmas Colored Sprinkles
  • Cocoa powder
  1. In a small bowl, place eight semi-sweet chocolate squares and melt in the microwave.
  2. In a mixing bowl, place cream cheese and mix with a hand mixer until creamy in texture.
  3. Add the melted chocolate to the cream cheese mixture and refrigerate for a several minutes, or until the mixture is firm.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare two medium sized cookie sheets by lining with wax paper.
  5. Remove cream cheese/chocolate mixture from refrigerator and form into small balls, placing them on the wax paper when formed up.
  6. Next, take the remaining chocolate squares and melt in the microwave.
  7. When chocolate is melted, using a pair of spoons dip the formed balls into the chocolate and place truffles back on the cookie sheets.
  8. Top with crushed peppermint and refrigerate for roughly 1 hour before serving.


Colorful chocolate truffles

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