Chocolate Chipotle Truffle Pops

A bit of spicy heat deepens the flavor of many chocolate desserts. Chipotle powder gives an extra pop to these decadent truffles.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

11
ounces dark chocolate
3
ounces heavy cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
- 1 1/2 teaspoons chipotle powder
3
ounces butter
8
ounces milk chocolate chips
Sea Salt

  • 1 Place chopped chocolate in a mixing bowl. Heat the cream in a saucepan and remove just before it boils. Add vanilla and chili powder; pour over chopped chocolate. Let it sit for 1 minute and then stir until smooth.
  • 2 Place room temperature butter in a small mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Mix Chocolate into butter. Pour the ganache into a baking dish and spread evenly. Chill for 1 hour.
  • 3 Scoop out chocolate using a small cookie dough scooper to form golf ball sized balls. Place a lollipop stick in the top of each.
  • 4 Melt milk chocolate and place in a bowl. Gently twirl the balls of chocolate to coat. Place on parchment paper and sprinkle with sea salt.

Expert Tips

Dip the truffles into chopped nuts of your choice after dipping in chocolate.

If the chocolate softens while dipping place in refrigerator to cool again.