candychocolatedessertrecipes January 21, 2011

Simply Sensational Trufles

2 1/2 pkg (20 squares) Baker’s semi sweet chocolate, divided
1 pkg. (8 oz) cream cheese, softened

Melt 8 chocolate squares.  Beat cream cheese with mixer until creamy; stir in melted chocolate.  Refrigerate until firm.  Shape into 36 balls.  Place on wax paper-covered tray.  

Melt remaining chocolate.  Use fork to dip truffles; return to tray.  Decorate with nuts, cake decors, powdered sugar, etc.  Can also drizzle white chocolate over the top.  Refrigerate 1 hour.  Store leftovers in the fridge.