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Busy Cooks Best Truffles

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“Linda Larsen--Best Truffles is an exquisite candy recipe, from my Grandmother Clara via my Aunt Carol Sue.”
40 Balls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate in double boiler over hot, not boiling, water. When melted, beat until smooth.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cream and half and half, and heat until scalding. Remove from heat and cool to 130 degrees F.
  3. Add warm cream to melted chocolate all at once. Beat until smooth and well blended.
  4. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  5. Cover and chill in refrigerator until hard.
  6. When cool, beat with electric mixer until light and rather fluffy. Cool in refrigerator until firm.
  7. Roll 1 teaspoon candy into a ball and roll immediately into one of the toppings. Makes 36-40 truffles or approximately 2 pounds.
  8. Toppings: Chocolate or white confectioner's coating, melted, or chocolate shot, or a combination of cocoa powder, cinnamon, and powdered sugar.

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