Easy Chocolate Truffles
Rich and decadent, these truly are EASY Chocolate Truffles! Perfect for a delicious treat, Valentine’s Day, or give as a gift.
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These came by accident because I am a lazy slob.
Okay, that’s not really true…the lazy slob part. But, they were not a “planned thing.
You see, I was making this delicious S’mores Dip last month, and after I took all my yummy photos, I placed the dip in the fridge for later. You know, later…the normal time families eat dessert (not 10 am).
In the afternoon, I had a serious craving for the dip, and of course it firmed up. But, it struck me, this would make a delicious filling to a chocolate truffle!
How to Make Chocolate Truffles
So I grabbed my metal cookie scoop and I got 48 truffles from this recipe (OMG!!).
I froze these for about an hour. Then dunked them in MORE chocolate and sprinkled some graham cracker crumbs on top.
These were such a hit. And while they have all the “making of a s’mores” the marshmallow just added a rich smoothness to the filling that you can’t really tell it was marshmallow.
Chocolate Truffles Recipe
In a glass bowl, you’ll want to microwave the sweetened condensed milk with the chocolate, stirring every 30 seconds (for about 1 minute total).
Add in the marshmallows and microwave again in 30 second increments. Mine took about a minute for the marshmallows to get soft.
You could either stir and blend them in completely, or blend them until they are incorporated, but there are still streaks of marshmallow (this was my goal, but I failed).
Refrigerate this mixture for about 2 hours. Using a metal cookie scoop (mine was a small, 1 Tbsp sized scoop), portion out your filling onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Freeze for an hour. Use your fingertips to roll into a smooth ball.
Melt 16 oz chocolate wafer (I love Ghirardelli) until smooth, according to package directions.
Using a toothpick, dip each truffle into the melted chocolate, tapping the side of the bowl gently to let the excess drip off. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Sprinkle immediately with graham cracker crumbs. Repeat until all truffles are dipped.
PRO TIP: for a fun variation, you can roll the truffles in cocoa powder or nuts instead of dipping in chocolate.
How do you store chocolate truffles
These can be stored in the freezer for later use, or up to one week in the refrigerator (in an airtight container).
Shopping List for Easy Chocolate Truffles
- Sweetened Condensed Milk
- Semi-sweet Chocolate Morsels
- Dark Chocolate Melting wafers (or chocolate bark)
- Crushed Graham Crackers, chopped nuts, optional
Homemade Chocolate Truffle recipes
What is a chocolate truffle?
Chocolate Truffles are traditionally made with a chocolate ganache filling. They can be coated in melted chocolate, cocoa powder, or chopped nuts.
Usually you’ll find them in candy stores in many varieties of flavors.
- Mint Chocolate Chip Truffles
- Pecan Pie Truffles
- Salted Caramel Mocha Truffles
- Dark Chocolate Coconut Truffles
- Egg Nog Truffles
- More TRUFFLES
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- 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
- 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate morsels
- 12 large marshmallows
- 16 oz Chocolate Melting wafers (or chocolate bark), melted
- ¼ cup crushed graham crackers or chopped nuts, for garnish, optional
- In a large microwave safe bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips. Microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring well, for about 1 minute, until smooth. Add in marshmallow and heat an additional 30-60 seconds, until smooth.
- Refrigerate chocolate mixture for 2 hours. Using a small metal scoop (about 1 Tbsp size), drop scoops of filling onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Freeze truffles for one hour.
- Using a toothpick, dip truffle into melted chocolate, tapping the side of the bowl to remove excess. Sprinkle immediately with crushed graham crackers. Repeat. Store in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer. ENJOY.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 102 Total Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 2mg Sodium: 17mg Carbohydrates: 13g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 11g Protein: 1g
Easy Chocolate Truffles Recipe is perfect for holidays, desserts, and bake sales. No bake treat!
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