Christmas Recipes

Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles

Delicious buttery mocha bittersweet candies, rolled in cocoa powder or coconut.

Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles

Yield: 2 dozen or 24 servings, one truffle each


  • 2 tablespoons Maxwell House Instant Coffee, any variety
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, cut into chunks
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 (6 squares each) packages Baker's Bittersweet Baking Chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup Baker's Angel Flake Coconut


  1. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes or until mixture comes to full boil, stirring every 1 1/2 minutes.
  2. Add chocolate and vanilla extract; stir until chocolate is completely melted.
  3. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm enough to handle.
  4. Shape into 24 balls, each about 1 inch in diameter.
  5. Roll in cocoa and/or coconut.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  7. Store between layers of waxed paper in airtight container in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Chocolate truffles are rolled in cocoa powder and/or coconut for a sweet treat that is perfect for gift-giving or for serving on a special occasion.

Substitute multi-colored sprinkles or Oreo Chocolate Cookie Crumbs for the cocoa and/or coconut.

Bittersweet Chocolate Truffle Squares: Prepare and refrigerate mixture as directed. Sprinkle 1 cup chopped toasted Planters Slivered Almonds onto bottom of foi -lined 8 inch square pan. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over almonds. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.

Cut into 48 squares.


Per serving: Calories 130 Total fat 11g Saturated fat 7g Cholesterol 15mg Sodium 25mg Carbohydrate 10g Dietary fiber 2g Sugars 7g Protein 1g

Vitamin A 4% DV Vitamin C 0% DV Calcium 0% DV Iron 4% DV


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Kraft Heinz Company

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