Holiday Chocolate Truffles
1 12 oz pkg Hill Country Fare Chocolate Chips
1 tablespoon instant coffee
1 tablespoon Central Market All Natural Orange Extract
1 teaspoon H-E-B Baker's® Scoop Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup sifted unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup crushed Hill Country Fare Peppermint Candies
1/4 cup H-E-B Confectioner's® Powdered Sugar'
1 8 oz pkg H-E-B Cream Cheese, regular or fat free
1/4 cup each, chopped: Hill Country Fare Natural Walnuts, Pecans, and Almonds
Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on High power for 20 seconds at a
time, stirring in between until the chocolate is melted; set aside.
Combine instant coffee granules and rum extract in a small bowl and stir until coffee is d
issolved; set aside.
Place softened cream cheese in a food processor bowl and pulse for 15 to 30 seconds until
the cheese is smooth and creamy. Gradually add the sugar, pulsing the food processor for 1
0 to 15 seconds at a time. Add dissolved coffee & rum extract to mixture and pulse food pr
ocessor 10 more seconds. Add the melted chocolate and vanilla and pulse the food processor
for 10 more seconds.
Scoop truffle mixture into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and chill for 15 minutes so tha
t it becomes thick and firm.
Shape chocolate truffle mixture into 1-inch balls and place on a cookie sheet. Sift cocoa
powder over truffles. Place each truffle in a small foil or paper cupcake liner. Keep truf
fles refrigerated until ready to serve.
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