Christmas Recipes

Chocolate Truffles Topiary

Did your mother ever say, “Look with your eyes, not your fingers”? It's next to impossible with this chocolate lover's centerpiece!

Chocolate Truffles Topiary

Yield: 1 centerpiece


  • 1 round florists' foam topiary with dowel and base, 5 inches in diameter
  • Flowerpot to fit topiary base, about 6 inches in diameter
  • Rocks to weight flowerpot
  • Toothpicks
  • Plastic wrap or aluminum foil
  • 1 yard 1 inch wide white and gold ribbon


  • 36 to 48 chocolate truffles with firm centers, about 1 1/4 inches in diameter
  • 2 to 3 cups fresh raspberries


  1. Press topiary base securely in flowerpot (glue if necessary).
  2. Fill pot 2/3 full with rocks.
  3. Insert toothpicks into topiary ball; push truffles onto toothpicks.
  4. Line top of pot with plastic wrap; cover with raspberries.
  5. Tie ribbon into bow on dowel.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Betty Crocker Kitchens

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