Mocha Truffles

Mocha Truffles

These are a favorite of the cookie exchange, originally from a co-worker who is a much better cook than I.


76 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 8g; fat 5.3g; cholesterol 3.8mg; sodium 11.3mg.

prep:30 mins

cook:5 mins

additional:2 hrs

total:2 hrs 35 mins

Servings:66

Yield:5 1/2 dozen truffles


Ingredients

  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

How to Make It

1. Step

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.

2. Step

Melt 24 ounces chocolate chips in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 30-second intervals, stirring after each melting, 1 to 3 minutes. Mix cream cheese, coffee granules, and water into melted chocolate until smooth. Chill chocolate mixture until firm enough to shape, about 30 minutes.

3. Step

Shape chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. Chill truffles until firm, at least 1 to 2 hours.

4. Step

Melt 6 ounces chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 30-second intervals, stirring after each melting, for 1 to 3 minutes.

5. Step

Dip truffles in the melted chocolate mixture and return to the waxed paper. Set aside until firm, at least 30 minutes.


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