10/19/12 TantalizingTruffles That Taunt your Taste Buds Madeline Hankin
For anyone who likesto bake understandthe process ofcreating no-bakechocolate truffles.
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T h e B a s i c s• MIX cream cheese and 3 cups cookie crumbs until well blended.• SHAPE into 48 (1-inch) balls. Dip in melted chocolate; place on waxed paper-covered baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining cookie crumbs.• REFRIGERATE 1 hour or until firm. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
A MINOR SETBACK One of the hardest steps in this process is the coveringtruffles in the melted chocolate after they’re put together.http://www.saveur.com/article/Video/VIDEO-How-to-Dip- Truffles
Don’tG When mixing the cookie crumbs and creame cheese together, it is important to maket sure everything is blended together smoothly.DIsc ✓ouraged !
Healthy Alternative✗ Philadelphia cream cheese Neufchatel cheese ✓✗ Oreo cookies WhoNu oreo cookies ✓✗ Baker’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips CarobChips or Cocoa nibs ✓
Getting Creative• There are numerous ways to make your chocolate truffles even more tasteful; toppings, toppings, toppings! – Cocoa powder – Coconut – Nuts – Hard candy pieces – Graham cracker crumbs – Crushed cookies