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Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe

Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe

Lyne
Aren't these peppermint truffles gorgeous? They're surprisingly easy to make and they add an extra bit of holiday flair to the table.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Refrigerate 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 20 Truffles
Calories 305 kcal

Equipment

  • Food processor or blender
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Ice cream scoop

Ingredients
  

  • 36 regular Oreos 36 cookies
  • 1 225 grams cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 450 grams white melting chocolate 340 g/bag or 2 bags pure white chocolate chips (225 g/bag)
  • 1 cup crushed candy canes

Instructions
 

  • Using a food processor or blender, finely crush the Oreos (Whole) until sand like.
  • Pour crushed Oreos into a large mixing bowl
  • Add the cream cheese and peppermint extract and mix until combined.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop some of the truffle into your hand and roll into a ball
  • Place onto a plate or cookie sheet
  • Once all the truffle is rolled, place into the fridge for 20 minutes to harden
  • During the last 5 minutes of the truffles being in the fridge, melt the white chocolate in a glass bowl in the microwave for 15 seconds. Stir and repeat until melted.
  • Once the 20 minutes are up, dip a truffle into the chocolate
  • Using a fork, coat the truffle in the chocolate and then pick up the truffle and lightly tap the edge of the pot to get the excess off.
  • Place onto a wax or parchment paper covered cookie sheet
  • Sprinkle with crushed candy cane
  • repeat step with remaining truffles
  • Place into the fridge to harden for 10 minutes before enjoying!

Nutrition

Calories: 305kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 3gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 156mgPotassium: 127mgFiber: 1gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 159IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 61mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Chocolate Peppermint Truffles, no bake Christmas treats, no bake truffles, Oreo truffles, truffles,
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