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Dark Chocolate Truffles

These Dark Chocolate Truffles are rich, decadent and super easy to make with only 3 simple ingredients. A great treat for any occasion and all the chocolate lovers in your life!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate truffles, Dark chocolate truffles
Prep Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 40 truffles
Author: Heather



  • In a medium saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium-low heat just until the edges start to bubble and then remove from heat. Do NOT boil.
  • Add the chocolate chips and whisk until fully melted.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Pour the chocolate into a flat or wide bottom bowl and chill for 1-2 hours until evenly set.
  • Using a cookie scoop, melon baller or tablespoon, scoop the chocolate out onto a wax lined sheet pan.
  • Once scooped roll into smooth balls and then immediately roll into coatings.
  • Store in the fridge for up to one week.


Serving: 1truffle | Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg
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