Chocolate Truffles

HGTV Magazine shares this recipe for a festive holiday treat that makes an adorably delicious gift.
Chocolate Truffles in Clear Egg Carton

Chocolate Truffles in Clear Egg Carton

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

Photo by: Sarah Anne Ward

Sarah Anne Ward

Ingredients:

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 (wilton.com)
Makes 12–16 truffles

Instructions:

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.

Click here to find out how to make this fun packaging for your treats.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Color Consultation With David Bromstad

HGTV Magazine called in help from the paint pro himself. David Bromstad, host of Color Splash , solves your headaches over hues.

Q+A With Kitchen Crasher Alison Victoria

DIY Network’s Kitchen Crashers host Alison Victoria answers your decorating and remodeling questions in HGTV Magazine .

Entertain Outdoors With Style and Comfort

Here's how to create a sophisticated outdoor space perfect for summer entertaining.

DIY Photo Place Cards

Using photos of your guests on place cards for dinner party fun.

Make a Dessert Basket for Summer Parties

Serve your dessert in style this summer by decorating a wicker or wooden basket.

9 Ideas for Welcoming New Neighbors

Make the new kids on the block feel at home with these fresh and functional gift ideas.

Caring for Specialty Surfaces

Marble, tile, brick or stone bring a unique feel to any home but require special care and cleaning methods. Preserve the appeal of specialty surfaces with these maintenance tips.

The Best Cleaning Tools for the Job

A set of durable, versatile cleaning tools will make the work go easier.

How to Paint the Exterior of a House

HGTV.com walks you through the steps of painting the exterior of a house, from prep work through the finishing touches.

Quick Tips for Home Organization

Try these quick home organization tips for maintaining a clutter-free home from basement to attic.

On TV

House Hunters

7:30am | 6:30c

House Hunters

8:30am | 7:30c

House Hunters

9:30am | 8:30c

House Hunters

10am | 9c

House Hunters

10:30am | 9:30c

House Hunters

11am | 10c

House Hunters

11:30am | 10:30c

Fixer Upper

12pm | 11c

Fixer Upper

1pm | 12c

Fixer Upper

2pm | 1c

Fixer Upper

3pm | 2c

Fixer Upper

4pm | 3c

Fixer Upper

5pm | 4c

Fixer Upper

6pm | 5c

Fixer Upper

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Fixer Upper

8pm | 7c

Fixer Upper

9pm | 8c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

Montana Home

11pm | 10c

Fixer Upper

12am | 11c

House Hunters

1am | 12c

Fixer Upper

3am | 2c

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.