Truffle Mix in a Jar Recipe
- 2 C. chocolate chips - semi-sweet or milk chocolate (12 oz. bag)
- 2 1/2 C. powdered sugar
- 1/2 C. powdered non dairy coffee creamer
- 1/2 C. unsweetened cocoa
- 1/4 C. paramount crystals (a form of shortening you can find at confectionary supply stores)
- 1/4 tsp. flavoring oil (cherry, orange, lemon, amaretto, etc.) pinch of salt (just a few grains)
Combine chips and dry ingredients in a food processor. Process on high for at least a minute or two until powdered. With food processor running, drizzle flavoring oil into feed tube. Process another 30 seconds. Place 2 1/3 C. mix in a pint sized jar. Place 1/3 C. unsweetened cocoa* (to roll the truffles in) in a small baggie, seal baggie, place on top of mix.
Include these directions:
Heat 1/4 C. milk to boil, pour into a medium sized bowl. Remove plastic bag from jar. Add mix to milk. Stir to blend well. Beat with spoon for about one minute. Refrigerate until firm. Empty contents of plastic bag into a small bowl. Shape rounded Tbs. of mixture into balls, roll in unsweetened cocoa.