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The Best Dark Chocolate Truffles recipe

Best Dark Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword chocolate, truffles
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 30 servings
Calories 172kcal
Author Paula Jones


  • 16 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream no substitutions
  • 12 ounces chocolate candy melts for coating


  • Add chocolate chips to a medium size glass bowl.
  • Heat heavy whipping cream in a sauce pan on medium-high heat until just before boiling.
  • Immediately pour hot cream over chocolate chips. Stir until smooth.
  • Chill in refrigerator a few hours or overnight.
  • When chocolate is firm. Scoop out using a small scoop into balls. At this point, if balls are firm you can dip in melted candy melts. If they're not firm, chill on a sheet tray a couple of hours until they firm up.
  • Melts chocolate and dip balls. Place on waxed paper to set. Immediately after dipping, sprinkle on topping of your choice. Nuts, coconut, sprinkles, chocolate shavings, crushed candy, peppermint, etc.


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Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg