Chocolate Truffles Dipped in White Chocolate

Recipe from Holly Clegg's Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets To Sizzle At Any Age.


Chocolate Truffles Dipped in White Chocolate

Chocolate sandwich cookies and reduced-fat cream cheese come together to make an appetizing combination. Sprinkle in white chocolate chips for that extra burst of flavor. Close your eyes for this bite of ecstasy — it takes only three ingredients. Make ahead of time and enjoy this rich and satisfying treat!

Ingredients

  • 1 (1 pound 2-ounce) package chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

Preparation

  • In food processor, combine chocolate sandwich cookies and cream cheese, pulsing until mixture forms a ball.
  • Shape mixture into 1-inch balls and place on baking sheet lined with wax paper. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • In microwave-safe dish, microwave white chocolate chips for one minute, remove and stir until melted and creamy.
  • Dip top of each ball in white chocolate and return to wax paper. Refrigerate until white chocolate hardens.

Makes 4 1/2 dozen truffles.

Baker’s Tip: Once truffles are hardened, you can transfer to resealable plastic bag. Keep refrigerated.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 76 calories (47 % calories from fat)
  • 4 grams fat
  • 2 grams saturated fat
  • 3 milligrams cholesterol
  • 70 milligrams sodium
  • 9 grams carbohydrates
  • 0 grams dietary fiber
  • 6 grams sugar
  • 1 gram protein
  • Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat