Embracing a Healthy Family: Classic Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Classic Chocolate Truffles Recipe

ALL You has this terrific, easy recipe for Classic Chocolate Truffles.

Sweeten the holidays with homemade candy. Share edible gifts wrapped in festive boxes or bags.

Cost per serving: 21¢

Yield:  About 20


  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa, for coating

Melt chocolate in cream in a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until smooth. Pour chocolate into a bowl and let cool at room temperature until thick enough to scoop with a spoon, 1 to 2 hours. (To speed process, refrigerate for 30 minutes, but do not let it get hard.)

Put cocoa in a bowl. Using a regular teaspoon, scoop about 1 Tbsp. cooled chocolate and roll between palms to form a 1-inch ball. Place ball in cocoa and roll until thoroughly coated. Repeat with remaining chocolate mixture.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories:78
  • Fat:5g (sat 3g)
  • Protein:1g
  • Carbohydrate:10g
  • Fiber:2g
  • Cholesterol:5mg
  • Sodium:4mg
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Shelly said...

MMM, this looks so good!

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