Intro: Chocolate Cheesecake Truffles
Dark, Milk or White Chocolate...just the mention of chocolate gets anyone dreaming of the luscious melt in your mouth richness of this dreamy concoction....
These easy chocolate cheesecake bites are a great party truffle.
They will be a delight to eat and a greater delight to receive!
Step 1: Ingredients
2 boxes chocolate wafer cookies (these are peppermint oreos and golden oreos)
1 brick of room temp cream cheese
2 170g bars very good quality 70% dark chocolate
1/4 cup chocolate nut spread (Nutella)
Step 2: Forming
Process the cookies into fine crumbs.
Place in a large bowl and knead the cream cheese and crumbs together.
Roll into desired size balls. Place on a parchment/silpat lined baking sheet and freeze until frozen approx. 30min.
Step 3: Melting Chocolate
Place broken pieces of chocolate + Nutella into a heat proof dish.
Making a double boiler; place dish over another pot with 1" of boiling water on the bottom of pot.
Stir to melt chocolate.
Remove from heat when almost all of the chocolate is melted. Continue to stir until melted.
Detach the frozen truffles. Dip into melted chocolate allowing excess to drip off.
Place on another lined baking sheet.
The frozen truffles will immediately firm the chocolate.
*Sprinkles, nuts, cocoa, coconut can be sprinkled on top*
When all truffles are dipped refrigerate or freeze until needed.
*Any cookie flavor can be used and white chocolate can be substituted with the addition of 1 tbsp. butter or coconut oil stirred in when melting.*
Package in a decorative container.
Enjoy with Love!