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Easy Chocolate Truffles

These are the best easy chocolate truffles you can make for the holidays. This simple recipe uses just 3 ingredients for a delicious treat everyone will love!

These are the best easy chocolate truffles you can make for the holidays. This simple recipe uses just 3 ingredients for a delicious treat everyone will love!

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When the holidays roll around we love to get into the kitchen. One of the best things to make is dessert…of course! Today I'm sharing my easy chocolate truffles with you. They have just a few and very simple ingredients and they're easy to make so you can have the kids help if they want!

Another great reason to make this recipe is to share or gift a batch. They're easy but they're also really indulgent and festive. You can share them with friends and family as a nice little treat and a way to show how much you care!

Featured image showing the finished easy chocolate truffles ready to serve.

How many ingredients are in these easy chocolate truffles?

There are just three simple ingredients in these hot cocoa truffles. You'll need heavy whipping cream, some hot chocolate packets, and some semi-sweet chocolate chips.

That's it! Just three simple ingredients that you might already have on hand. If not, they're readily available so you can grab them on your next shopping trip.

Make sure you grab extras, once you see how to make chocolate truffles, you'll be whipping up more to share and gift!

A look at a bowl full of the finished chocolate truffles ready to share.

How to make chocolate truffles:

In a medium-sized pan, combine semisweet chocolate chips and heavy cream over low heat, mix until you achieve a smooth consistency.

Pour mixture into a parchment lined loaf pan.

Allow to sit in refrigerator for 1 hour or until mixture is solid.

With a cookie scoop, form balls from the mixture (refreeze if truffle mixture begins to melt).

Roll in hot chocolate powder. Keep in fridge until ready to serve.

here we have A look at a bowl full of the finished chocolate truffles ready to share.

How do I give these as a gift?

During the holiday where we live the weather is cold enough that we can pack these up in some small bakery boxes with parchment inside and just remind the reciever that they should be kept in the refridgerator.

If that's not the case where you live, you can always pop these into a small cooler with some ice packs until you arrive at your destination and can deliver them to the intended recipient.

Trying to ship these easy chocolate truffles might be tricky. I'd send something a little more stable like fudge or cookies instead!

Finished hot chocolate truffles ready to eat

Looking for more delicious candy and cookies to make for the holidays?

Here are some of the other recipes I've shared over the years that I think you'll love for the holidays. There's something for everyone and the great thing about the holidays is that it's the perfect time to make too many sweets, indulge a little, and then share the rest with family and friends!

Try out some of these other recipes for your celebrations, or just for a sweet treat that you can make right now!

The finished recipe ready to eat served in a red bowl.

Printable Chocolate Truffles Recipe:

Yield: 24 Truffles

Easy Chocolate Truffles

Featured image showing the finished easy chocolate truffles ready to serve.

These are the best easy chocolate truffles you can make for the holidays. This simple recipe uses just 3 ingredients for a delicious treat everyone will love!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cool Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 2 packs hot chocolate mix with mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized pan, combine semisweet chocolate chips and heavy cream over low heat, mix until you achieve a smooth consistency.
  2. Pour mixture into a parchment lined loaf pan.
  3. Allow to sit in refrigerator for 1 hour or until mixture is solid.
  4. With a cookie scoop, form balls from the mixture (refreeze if truffle begins to melt).
  5. Roll in hot chocolate powder. Keep in fridge until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 165Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 18mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 2g
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