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Easy Truffle Recipe with Chocolate and Coffee

This easy truffle recipe with chocolate and coffee is so simple to make. Espresso truffles are always a hit and perfect for gifting!

My mocha espresso truffles are not just easy to make, they're also incredibly indulgent. If you are making cookie trays for the holidays, or just looking for a homemade gift, these easy truffles are perfect!

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I've shared some of my other limited ingredient candy recipes right here, they are all 3 ingredient holiday candy recipes. You can also find 3 ingredient cookie recipes as well! Nothing says easy like ingredient lists you can memorize!

How to make mocha truffles the perfect gift:

Looking for a way to gift these espresso truffles for the holidays? No worries! All you need is some cookie tins, small bakery boxes, or just cellophane to wrap up the finished truffles.

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I like to put them into bakery boxes if I'm gifting them on your own. If you are making cookie trays or tins you can include some along with the cookies! They make a nice addition and are a sweet, indulgent, touch. They're always the first thing to get grabbed off the dessert table!

Here's what you'll need to make this easy truffle recipe:

Remember how I mentioned that this was a 3 ingredient holiday candy recipe? That's right, just three simple ingredients will come together to make these delicious treats.

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You will need semisweet chocolate chips, heavy cream, and ground espresso beans! You can also keep a few beans whole so that you can top the truffles with them if you'd like.

How to make these mocha truffles:

This is a really simple and easy truffle recipe. The most work you have to do is melting the chocolate together for these truffles. If you have kids in the house they might like to help form and coat the 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 begins to melt).

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Roll in ground espresso.

Keep in fridge until ready to serve. Add beans to top for a nice look.

Looking for more delicious treats you can make quickly and easily?

There's nothing like an easy dessert recipe to perk things up around the holidays and throughout the year. Try these easy dessert recipes for a sweet treat whenever the mood strikes!

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Printable Easy Truffle Recipe with Chocolate and Coffee:

Yield: 24 Truffles

Easy Truffle Recipe with Chocolate and Coffee

A bowl full of the finished easy truffle recipe ready to eat.

This easy truffle recipe with chocolate and coffee is so simple to make. Espresso truffles are always a hit and perfect for gifting!

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
  • 1/3 cup ground espresso beans

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 ground espresso. Keep in fridge until ready to serve. Add beans to top for a nice look.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 165Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 43mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 2gSugar: 13gProtein: 2g
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