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Basic Truffle Recipe
Prep:  1 hour
Total Prep:  1 hour
Serves 60


1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened

3 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted

3 cups semisweet chocolate chips, melted

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla (may substitute orange, almond, maple, or coffee liqueur)

various toppings (chopped nuts, shredded coconut, sprinkles, cocoa, shaved chocolate)


Beat cream cheese in a large bowl until smooth.

Add the confectioner’s sugar one cup at a time until well blended.

Stir in chocolate and vanilla until well incorporated.

(If using a liqueur flavoring, divide the mixture into thirds and add 1 tablespoon of the preferred liqueur to each prepared mixture.)

Chill for 1 hour.

Shape into 1 inch balls. Roll in your favorite toppings.


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