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Mint-Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brandi Bowers
Added: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 c. semi-sweet mint chocolate chips
1/2 c. (4 oz.) 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened
1 (16 oz) pkg powdered sugar, sifted
1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa
1/4 c. sifted powdered sugar
2 Tbsp semi-sweet mint chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
1. Place 1/3 c. chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl; microwave on HIGH for 1 minute or until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Cool.

2. Add cream cheese to melted chips; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add package of sifted powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating until well blended (mixture will be stiff and dry).

3. Press mixture into a 6-inch square on plastic wrap; cover with additional plastic wrap. Chill for at least 1 hour.

4. Remove top sheet of plastic wrap; cut mixture into 48 squares. Shape each square into a ball; place on wax paper. Roll half of balls in cocoa; roll remaining balls in 1/4 cup powdered sugar.

5. Place 2 Tbsp of chocolate chips in a small heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; seal bag, and microwave at HIGH for 1 minute or until softened. Knead bag until smooth. Snip a tiny hole in the corner and drizzle over the cocoa balls.

Serve immediately or chill; bring to room temperature before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 pieces
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These treats can be stored in the freezer for an extended life.

 

 

 

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