Chocolate Truffles

HGTV Magazine shares this recipe for a festive holiday treat that makes an adorably delicious gift.

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles in Clear Egg Carton

Photo By: Sarah Anne Ward View original photo.

Sarah Anne Ward


8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
½ cup heavy cream
8 teaspoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Coatings: chopped pistachios and almonds, confectioners’ sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, and edible Pearl Dust in gold, ruby red, and silver (
Makes 12–16 truffles


Heat chocolate, cream, and butter in the microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir and heat on high for another 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract. Refrigerate until firm, 30 minutes to 1 hour. Scoop into balls and roll in coatings. Chill 30 minutes.

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