Black-and-White Truffles

Wonderful homemade truffles made with just five ingredients - perfect for dessert.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 72

1
package (1 lb 2 oz) creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
36
oz (from two 24-oz packages) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark)
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. Place cookies in large food processor. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until consistency of fine crumbs. In large bowl, stir cookie crumbs and cream cheese until well blended and mixture forms a doughlike consistency.
  • 2 Chop 8 oz of the candy coating; stir into dough mixture. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place half on each cookie sheet. Freeze about 30 minutes or until very firm.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave half of remaining 28 oz candy coating on High 1 minute 30 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving and stirring in 15-second intervals until melted and smooth.
  • 4 Remove half of the balls from freezer. Using 2 forks, dip and roll each ball in coating; return to cookie sheet. Melt remaining candy coating; dip remaining balls.
  • 5 In 1-quart resealable freezer plastic bag, place chocolate chips and oil; seal bag. Microwave on High 35 to 50 seconds, squeezing chips in bag every 15 seconds, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Cut small tip from bottom corner of each bag. Drizzle chocolate over truffles. Refrigerate 30 to 45 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

The chilled dough will help the melted coating set somewhat quickly.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Truffle
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.