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Easy Decadent Truffles


"Insanely easy, but oh so rich! Recipe makes a large amount but you can vary flavorings and coatings to make several different varieties."
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1 h servings 78 cals
Original recipe yields 60 servings (5 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 78 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 12 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until well blended. Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla until no streaks remain. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Shape into 1 inch balls.


  • Notes
  • Roll truffles in ground walnuts (or any ground nuts), cocoa, coconut, confectioners' sugar, candy sprinkles, etc.
  • To flavor truffles with liqueurs or other flavorings, omit vanilla. Divide truffle mixture into thirds. Add 1 tablespoon liqueur (almond, coffee, orange) to each mixture; mix well.

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Made the first time to recipe and they were pretty good. But with adjustments they were fantastic! I wanted a truffle that had the really "melt in your mouth" center with the harder chocolate t...

Most helpful critical review

These are extremely easy to make, but that’s about the only good thing I can say. They are WAAAAY to sweet for most adults. That’s coming from someone with a huge sweet tooth! Even on the kid te...

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Made the first time to recipe and they were pretty good. But with adjustments they were fantastic! I wanted a truffle that had the really "melt in your mouth" center with the harder chocolate t...

These turned out amazing! I made two batches total. My first batch was devoted to a raspberry truffle. I used 1 ½ teaspoons of raspberry extract instead of vanilla. For the other batch I made it...

With a few changes, some recommended by others, these live up to their name of being easy and decadent. I reduced the confectioner's sugar and chocolate chips to 2 cups each, added 2 oz. of Bak...

These truffles are amazing! I made a million of these for my Christmas party at work and here are some of the combinations I came up with: almond extract and roll in crushed almonds, peppermint...

Absolutely divine! I read some other reviews and found that some had trouble rolling. I, by accident, found a combination of chocolate that makes it easier to roll and, less time to sit in the...

One word - EASY! I made 2 batches of these during the holidays. The first I followed to the letter and they were insanely easy to make. However, I found them too sweet and a little too hard as o...

Great recipe. I'm only giving it 4 out of 5 because I had so much trouble keeping it from melting in my hands while rolling despite the length of time I refrigerated. Granted, I've never rolled...

So delicious yet so easy. I brought this to a party and everybody was impressed! I did a variety of flavors and coatings. I divvied them into three batches and added 1 tsp. vanilla, 2 Tbsp. coff...

These came out wonderfully! only used 2 cups of powdered sugar. I also added in 1/2 cup cream. In half of it, I used raspberry extract and ended up tripling it to get it the right taste. I rol...