Christmas Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Christmas Chocolate Peppermint Truffles


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What's better than chocolate and peppermint at Christmas time? These truffles are a perfect last-minute dessert to bring to your Christmas gathering. They are quick to make and simple to serve.

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Time needed

2 1/2 hour cooking

Serving Size / Yield

20-24 servings


  • 1 3/4 C. bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 C. heavy whipping cream
  • 6 T. unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 C. unsweetened cocoa
  • 3.5oz peppermint bark baking bar, chopped

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In a small saucepan, bring the cream to a simmer. Add the butter and stir until melted. Add the chocolate chips. Stir until completely melted and smooth. Remove from the heat and pour into a bowl. Cool, cover, and refrigerate the mixture until firm, at least two hours. Using a small spoon, roll the mixture into one inch balls. Roll each ball in the cocoa.

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