White Chocolate Truffles

Looking for a delicious dessert? Then check out these chocolate truffles coated with coconut.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 50 min
  • Servings 18

12
oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped
2
tablespoons whipping cream
1
tablespoon dark rum
1
cup flaked coconut

  • 1 In 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat 8 oz of the white chocolate, the whipping cream and rum over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is softened and mixture can be stirred smooth. Remove from heat; transfer to small bowl. Place plastic wrap over surface of mixture. Refrigerate about 2 hours until mixture is firm enough to hold its shape.
  • 2 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Scoop rounded teaspoonfuls of white chocolate mixture onto cookie sheet; roll lightly to shape into 1-inch balls. Freeze 15 minutes. Heat oven to 350°F. Bake coconut in a shallow pan for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 4 oz white chocolate uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until softened and chocolate can be stirred smooth. Place coconut in resealable food-storage plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper; crush slightly with rolling pin. In shallow dish, place coconut. Dip each truffle in melted white chocolate; coat immediately with coconut. Return to cookie sheet; refrigerate 10 minutes or until firm. Store covered in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
13mg
13%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.