For some reason, I always thought that making truffles was a laborious task.
However, after rolling up my sleeves and diving in to create these delicious little gems, I now realize that it can be incredibly easy to make them.
These truffles can be ready in the blink of an eye, and would be a wonderful treat to make for Valentine’s Day.
Incredibly Easy Truffles
1 (12 ounce) package Ghirardelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate baking chips
1 (8 ounce) package fat-free cream cheese, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Place chocolate chips in a microwave safe dish. Microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring after first minute. Remove from microwave and stir until completely melted.
In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until well blended. Add vanilla extract and melted chocolate. Mix well.
Refrigerate for 1 1/2 hours.
Shape into 1-inch balls.
Roll in ground nuts, cocoa, powdered sugar or coconut to decorate.
Store in refrigerator.
Makes approximately 5 dozen truffles.
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