Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Gabriel Published: August 4, 2020 Modified: October 13, 2020
Chocolate Truffles Recipe

They sound fancy, which make them perfect as a gift for your Valentine crush, but they are really quite easy to prepare. Impress your Valentine’s Day date with these chocolate truffles now!

How To Make Chocolate Truffles

Inside the chocolate-coating you'll get a nice crunchy bite from our assortment of nuts from pecans to walnuts and even almonds. Feel free to experiment with this dish to suit your sweet tooth.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins
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  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 ⅓ cup confectioner's sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • ¼ cup heavy cream, or whipping cream
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla


  • pecan
  • walnuts
  • whole almonds , or after-dinner mints


  • coconut
  • nuts, crushed
  • confectioner's sugar


  1. Cream butter in large mixer bowl.
  2. Combine 2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar and the cocoa; add alternately with cream and vanilla to butter.

  3. Blend well.
  4. Chill until firm.
  5. Shape small amount of mixture around desired center; roll into 1 inch balls.
  6. Drop into desired coating and turn until well covered.
  7. Chill until firm.
  8. Makes about 3 dozen truffles.
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