Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Truffles

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Makes: 26 truffles

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and chunks, divided 250 mL
  • 1 pkg cream cheese, at room temperature 250 g
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup graham wafer crumbs 125 mL
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract 15 mL
  • pinch of salt
  • medium desiccated sweetened coconut, sprinkles and chocolate cookie crumbs for coating

Directions

  • Step 1

    Melt 1/2 cup (125 mL) chocolate chips in a double boiler. Meanwhile, using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add icing sugar, graham crumbs, vanilla and salt, and blend well. Mix in the melted chocolate and the remaining chocolate chips. Cool mixture in the freezer until firm, about 15 min.

  • Step 2

    Hand-roll into balls the size of large marbles. Toss balls in coconut, sprinkles or cookie crumbs until well coated. Return to freezer and chill thoroughly, about 15 min., or until ready to serve or wrap up.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1 truffle)
  • Calories 110
  • Fat 7 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Carbs 11 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 65 mg