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Crunchy Chocolate Mint Balls

Total Time

Prep: 50 min. + freezing

Makes

4-1/2 dozen

Get a jump on the holidays by making these four-ingredient truffles and tucking them away in the freezer to save for gift-giving. Present them in mini cupcake holders for an extra-special touch. —Amanda Triff, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Crunchy Chocolate Mint Balls Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) mint chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-1/4 cups chocolate wafer crumbs (about 22 wafers)
  • White jimmies

Directions

  1. In a double boiler or metal bowl over hot water, melt chips and butter; stir until smooth. Stir in milk. Add wafer crumbs; mix to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls; roll in jimmies. Place on a waxed paper-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan; freeze until firm. Transfer to a resealable plastic freezer bag. May be frozen for up to 1 month.
  3. To use frozen balls: Thaw at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

1 ball (calculated without jimmies): 70 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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