Melted chocolate, cream and sweetened cream cheese are blended, shaped into balls and rolled in pecans for decadent candies that are ideal for gifts.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 18 servings
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, broken into pieces
1/4 cup whipping cream
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup finely chopped toasted PLANTERS Pecans
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Let's Make It
Place chocolate and cream in small saucepan; cook on low heat until chocolate is completely melted, stirring frequently. Cool slightly.
Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add chocolate mixture, mixing well after each addition; cover. Refrigerate 4 hours.
Shape chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls, using melon baller or teaspoon; roll in pecans. Store in airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week. Serve in paper liners.
Wrap up individual serving-size packages of this rich chocolate dessert to give as a treat to friends and family. Enjoy, but remember that 2 truffles equals 1 serving.
Mix cream cheese mixture as directed; cover. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour to soften slightly before shaping into balls.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 15g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
About 3 dozen truffles or 18 servings, 2 truffles each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.