Chocolate Surprise Truffles
A surprise treat is sweetly tucked in the center of these chocolate truffles.
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/4 cup whipping cream
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Centers: After-dinner mints, whole candied cherries, whole almonds, pecan or walnut halves
Coating: Powdered sugar, MOUNDS Sweetened Coconut Flakes or chopped nuts
- Beat butter in large bowl until creamy.
- Stir together powdered sugar and cocoa; add to butter mixture alternately with whipping cream and vanilla, blending well. Refrigerate until firm.
- Shape small amount of mixture around desired center; roll into 1-inch balls.
- Drop into desired coating, turning until well covered. Refrigerate until firm.
Makes 3 dozen truffles.
Variation: Add 1/2 teaspoon rum extract, decrease vanilla extract to 1 teaspoon.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens, and reprinted with permission of The Hershey Company. © The Hershey Company.