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Easy Mint Truffles Recipe

Chocolate Mint Truffles

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Quick and easy mint truffles recipe made with 5 ingredients. They are rich and creamy and great as a homemade gift during the Christmas holiday season. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 36 Truffles
Calories 111
Author CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted, Room temperatre
  • 1/2 cup Cream cheese Full fat
  • 1.5 tsp Mint extract
  • Green food coloring Optional but highly recommended
  • 4.5 cups Powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup Mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, add butter, cream cheese, mint extract, food coloring and mix until combined.
  • Gradually, add powdered sugar (1 cup at a time) and continue mixing until smooth. 
  • Stir in chocolate chips. 
  • Chill for 1-2 hours or until mixture is easier to handle. 
  • Scoop out small portions of the mixture and form balls.
    Tip: It helps to wear disposable gloves to form smooth balls and prevents the mixture from sticking to your hands. 
  • Dip in melted chocolate, if you like. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 4mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.1mg