This is a super simple recipe for homemade chocolate truffles.
- 1/4 unsalted butter, softened
- 1 and 1/2 cups powdered sugar, divided
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tbs whipping cream
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts and or flaked coconut
- Beat butter in a medium bowl until creamy.
- Mix 1 and 1/4 cups powdered sugar and cocoa.
- Add to butter alternately with whipping cream and vanilla. Beat well after each addition.
- Chill until mixture is firm. About 3 to 4 hours.
- Mix remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar with nuts and or coconut.
- Shape coca mixture into 3/4 inch balls.
- Roll in nuts and coconut to coat.
- Chill covered until firm.