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Mint Chocolate Truffles

Mint Chocolate Truffles

Southern Living DECEMBER 2000

  • Yield: 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 61.3
  • Fat: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Sodium: 27mg
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