To Die for Truffles

Total Time
30 mins
2 mins

These are so good and ridiculously easy to make. I usually make these during the holidays and people really enjoy them.

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  • 118.29 ml whipping cream
  • 226.79 g dark sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 59.14 ml butter, softened
  • 9.85 ml vanilla
  • Optional Toppings

  • finely chopped nuts
  • unsweetened cocoa
  • powdered sugar


  1. In 2 quart saucepan, combine whipping cream and chocolate. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. This should take between 2-4 minutes.
  2. Stir in butter until melted.
  3. Cool to room temperature. (about 30 minutes).
  4. Stir in vanilla. Cover and refrigerate until firm enough to shape. (at least 8 hours).
  5. To make truffles, shape teaspoonful size mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll in optional topping.
  6. Refrigerate until firm (at least 2 hours).