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Double Chocolate Truffles

Here's a delicious holiday treat that's very rich and chocolaty. —Ruth Gordon, Lakewood, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening, divided
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the semisweet chocolate chips and butter with cream; stir until smooth. Add vanilla; cool. Refrigerate until almost solid but still workable, about 1 hour.
  • Shape into 1/2-in. balls. In a microwave, melt white chips and 1 tablespoon shortening; stir until smooth. Dip half of the balls in white chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
  • Microwave milk chocolate chips and remaining shortening; stir until smooth. Dip remaining balls in milk chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
  • If desired, drizzle truffles with melted chocolate of opposite color. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 122 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 23mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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