Cinnamon Truffles

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
cup whipping cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Powdered sugar, if desired
Unsweetened baking cocoa, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Line cookie sheet with foil or parchment paper. In heavy 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in whipping cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes, stirring frequently, just until firm enough to roll into balls.
  • 3 Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Shape into balls. (If mixture is too sticky, refrigerate until firm enough to shape.) Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm.
  • 4 Sprinkle half of the truffles with powdered sugar and half with cocoa. Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week. Remove truffles from refrigerator about 30 minutes before serving; serve at room temperature.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Like the photo? To serve truffles like this, punch small hole in bottom of silver paper candy cups. Insert an 8- to 12-inch lollipop stick through bottom of a cup and then into a truffle. Wrap thin ribbon around the stick. Place truffle "pops" in a simple silver cup or pitcher.

Make truffles up to one week before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Truffle
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
8%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.