Super Easy Chocolate Truffles
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Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Satisfy your sweet tooth with luscious truffles that are double the chocolate but half the trouble.

  • Total Time

    1

    hr

  • Servings

    60

    truffles

  • Ingredients

    6

    items


These truffles are just as fun to make as they are to eat. The recipe makes 60, so enlist some little helpers. It won’t be a tough sell when they find out they can get their hands on some chocolate—literally!

Ingredients

2 pkgs

semi-sweet chocolate chips (12 oz each)

3

sweet chocolate bars, chopped (4 oz each)

1 jar

marshmallow cream (7 oz)

4 ½ cups

sugar

2 tbsp

butter

1 can

evaporated milk (12 oz)


directions

To make the filling

Step 1

Place one 12 oz package of chocolate chips, plus all the chocolate bars and the marshmallow cream into a heat-proof bowl.

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 2

Heat sugar, butter, and evaporated milk in a heavy-bottomed sauce pan until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a full boil.

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 3

Boil mixture for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 4

Pour hot mixture into the bowl of chocolate and mix well. (The resulting mixture will become firm and cool enough to scoop).

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 5

Line one cookie sheet with Saran Premium Wrap.

Step 6

Using a small scoop, form individual balls and place on cookie sheet.

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 7

Refrigerate until firm and chilled.

To make the chocolate coating

Step 1

In the top part of a double boiler melt the second package of chocolate chips and stir until smooth.

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 2

Using your hands, roll the refrigerated chocolate balls until smooth and then place back in the refrigerator to chill for a few minutes. (Chilling sets the chocolate to make dipping easier).

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 3

Rest each ball on a fork and dip into the melted chocolate. Then gently place the ball on a clean cookie sheet lined with wax paper.

Super Easy Chocolate Truffles

Step 4

Refrigerate the truffles or serve immediately at room temperature.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 truffle (about 1.4 oz)

Serving Amount

60

Calories

170

Calories From Fat

50

Total Fat

6g

Saturated Fat

3g

Trans Fat

0g

Cholesterol

0mg

Sodium

15mg

Total Carbohydrates

28g

Dietary Fiber

<1g

Sugars

26g

Protein

1g