Free Recipe Mint-Chocolate Truffles

Recipe Type: D Recipes
Recipe Preparation: cook
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Recipe Serves: 48

Ingredients for Mint-Chocolate Truffles Recipe

1/3 c Semisweet mint-chocolate
4 oz Neufchatel cheese, softened
16 oz Powdered sugar, (1 package)
1/4 c Unsweetened cocoa
1/4 c Sifted powdered sugar
2 tb Semisweet mint-chocolate

Mint-Chocolate Truffles Preparation

Place 1/3 cup morsels in a medium glass bowl, and microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until morsels are almost melted, stirring until smooth. Let cool. Add the cheese to melted morsels, and beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth. Add 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar to cheese mixture; beat until well-blended. Press mixture into a 6-inch square on heavy-duty plastic wrap, and cover with additional plastic wrap. Chill at least 1 hour. Remove top sheet of plastic wrap; cut mixture into 48 squares. Roll each square into a ball, and place on wax paper. Roll half of balls in cocoa; roll remaining balls in 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Place 2 tablespoons morsels in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag, and microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until morsels are softened. Knead bag until smooth. Snip a tiny hole in corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over balls rolled in cocoa. Yield: 4 dozen (serving size: 1 piece). Per serving: 54 Calories; 1g Fat (17% calories from fat); 0g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 2mg Cholesterol; 10mg Sodium Serving Ideas : Serve at room temperature. NOTES : Store truffles in a single layer in an airtight container in freezer for up to 1 month. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour before serving. Recipe by: Cooking Light, April 1995, page 78 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #431 by on Jan 28, 1997.

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