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Truffles


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Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
3 cups semisweet chocolate chips, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla


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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Notes

Recipe makes a large amount but you can vary flavorings and coatings to make several different varieties."

Original recipe yield: 5 dozen. From "Sweet Enjoyments"

I have made these for gifts this year... this is a wonderful and very fast truffle. The use of different coatings make them appear to be many different kinds of candy. Excellent recipe

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