Mint Chocolate Truffles

Southern Living
4 dozen


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1/3 cup semisweet mint chocolate morsels
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa or sifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons semisweet mint chocolate morsels


Place 1/3 cup mint chocolate morsels in a glass bowl, and microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until almost melted, stirring until smooth. Cool.

Add cream cheese to melted morsels; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add 1 package powdered sugar, and beat until well blended. Spread mixture in an 8-inch square pan; cover and chill 8 hours.

Shape mixture into 1-inch balls, cover and freeze 3 to 4 hours.

Roll truffles in cocoa or powdered sugar.

Place 2 tablespoons chocolate morsels in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag seal. Submerge in hot water until chocolate melts. Snip a tiny hole in corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over truffles. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving.

Note: Freeze truffles in a single layer in an airtight container up to 1 month. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour before serving.

Created date

November 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 61.3
Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 27 mg