Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Cream Cheese Chocolate Truffles

These decadent truffles are not only a perfect no-bake Valentine treat but they looks so elegant as well.

Cream Cheese Chocolate Truffles

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1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons heavy cream
3 cups confectioners sugar
10 ounces dark chocolate, melted
10 ounces milk chocolate,  melted
2 tablespoons instant coffee
2 teaspoons vanilla.

If desired, you can roll truffles into confectioner's sugar, cocoa powder, chopped nuts, coconut or sprinkles.
Melting chocolate disks if you would like to coat truffles

Directions
In a small bowl, stir the instant coffee into the heavy cream until dissolved.

In a large bowl beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in cream/coffee then confectioners sugar until well blended.

Stir in the melted dark and milk chocolate and vanilla until no streaks remain. Refrigerate mixture for one hour.

Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat, parchment paper or waxed paper.  Using a melon-baller or spoon, scoop chocolate and shape into 1-inch balls.  Refrigerate for another hour.

If you would like to coat the truffles as I did, melt additional chocolate; coat each truffle with the melted chocolate and return to baking sheet.  Refrigerate until firm.

Store between layers of waxed paper in covered container in refrigerator.

Makes 50-60 truffles

While Keri was here this past weekend, we made Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies to send to her cousins for Valentine's Day.  I melted the candy disks in the microwave and Keri did the decorating.
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10 comments:

Melanie said...

These sound delicious, must try for Valentines Day! Thanks for sharing!

Lynn@Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty and elegant looking! A nice treat I'm sure:@)

Blackberry Lane said...

These look delicious and fun to make! Happy Valentine's Day.

Heather said...

wow I just love chocolate :) it all looks so yummy ~Love Heather

Melissa @ My Recent Favorite Books said...

These look so good! =)
I love chocolate!

Gypsy Heart said...

They look beautiful and sound delish! Keri's a pro at decorating too. :)

Thanks for sharing!
xo
Pat

Viv said...

Chocolate and cream cheese is always a winning combo :) You've made them so elegant looking Lorraine!

Lady Linda said...

I don't know which goodie I would choose first! So beautiful and they look like they'd be fun to make.
Thanks for the wonderful ideas.

Winnie said...

My mouth is watering!
Wonderful treats! And you're right - they look elegant :)

SarahGeorge said...

The chocolate truffles look so yummy!! Keri's Oreo cookies are looking yummy too with a perfect valentine touch :)

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