Easy chocolate truffles

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    Insanely easy, but so gorgeously rich! Recipe makes a large amount but you can vary flavourings and coatings to make several different varieties. All the better to give as gifts!


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 60 

    • 1 (200g) tub cream cheese, softened
    • 350g icing sugar, sifted
    • 500g plain chocolate, melted
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

    Method
    Prep:1hr  ›  Extra time:1hr  ›  Ready in:2hr 

    1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in icing sugar until well blended. Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla until no streaks remain. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Shape into 2.5cm balls.

    Note:

    Roll truffles in ground walnuts (or any ground nuts), cocoa, coconut, icing sugar, etc.
    To flavour truffles with liqueurs or other flavorings, omit vanilla. Divide truffle mixture into thirds. Add 1 tablespoon liqueur (almond, coffee, orange) to each mixture; mix well.

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    I am thinking of making these for xmas. How long will these truffles remain edible for? and how should they be stored?  -  18 Oct 2010

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    i want to make these for gifts at xmas, how long will they last?  -  29 Oct 2011

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    want to make these as xmas gifts how long do they last.  -  18 Dec 2011

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