Gingerly Made: Foodie Friday: Easy Truffles

Friday, November 2, 2012

Foodie Friday: Easy Truffles


Now that Halloween is past, full preparations for the holidays are under way. If you're like me you'll find yourself doing a lot of baking for the many different get-togethers of the season. Because of that, it's nice to have a quick go-to dessert. These truffles are so easy and a big hit too.

My husband took a bite into one of these easy truffles and then says "You made these? They seem like a store bought thing, not a homemade thing." He really thought I bought them and then set them out pretending I made them. Like I'd do that! (wink)

But I did for real make these and you can too. They are so, so, simple! You only need 3 ingredients; plus some decorations.

Ingredients:
1 8 oz package cream cheese
2 1/2 packages (20 squares) semi-sweet chocolate
butter

Melt 8 squares of chocolate over low heat. Add butter to get a smooth texture and to keep your chocolate from scorching. I used something like 3 teaspoons.

Pour melted chocolate into bowl, add cream cheese and beat with mixer.

Use a 1/2 tablespoon measuring spoon to scoop out mix. Roll into balls and place on wax paper. You should be able to make 36 balls.

Refrigerate until firm; 30 minutes to an hour.

Melt the rest of your chocolate squares; use butter to get a smooth texture again.

Dip balls into chocolate. Use fork to lift them out. Place back on wax paper.

Decorations: You can use a ton of things to decorate these truffles. Candy decorations, nuts, coconut, white chocolate drizzles; be creative. You could also roll in powdered sugar or cocoa powder.

Refrigerate what you don't eat right away.

Enjoy!

Linking Up To: Christy's Cuties,Crafty Cousins, Family Ever After, Frugally Sustainable, JAQS Studio, Just Us Four, Lines Across, Momnivore's Dilemma, Not Just a Housewife, One Artsy Mama, One Little Momma, Our Delightful Home, Sew Much Ado, Serendipity and Spice, So You Think You're Crafty, Sugarbee Crafts, Tatertots and Jello, Tip Junkie, Tip Junkie


Photobucket

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for taking the time to leave a thoughtful comment. It totally makes my day!

 
Blogging tips