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Acorn Chocolate Truffles
Acorn Chocolate Truffles

Acorn Chocolate Truffles

2 Hr(s) incl. refrigerating
50 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 10 Min(s) Cook
Create the perfect contribution for your autumnal potluck with these Acorn Chocolate Truffles! Made with PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, sandwich cookies, pretzel sticks and both white and bittersweet chocolate, these Acorn Chocolate Truffles are as tasty as they are adorable.
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48 servings
Original recipe yields 48 servings
36 vanilla creme-filled vanilla sandwich cookies, finely crushed
40 pretzel sticks (about 1-1/2 cups), divided
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Let's Make It
1
Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended; shape into 48 (1-inch) acorn-shaped balls. Freeze 10 min.
2
Meanwhile, break 24 pretzels in half; reserve for later use. Finely crush remaining pretzel pieces and whole pretzel sticks.
3
Cover rimmed baking sheet with wax paper. Melt white chocolate and 1 pkg. bittersweet chocolate as directed on package; mix well. Dip cream cheese balls, one at a time, into melted chocolate, turning to completely coat bottom 3/4 of each ball with chocolate. Place on prepared baking sheet. Freeze 10 min. or until chocolate is firm.
4
Melt remaining bittersweet chocolate. Dip uncoated (top) portion of each cream cheese ball, one at a time, into bittersweet chocolate, then into crushed pretzels; return to baking sheet. Insert 1 reserved pretzel-stick half into top of each ball for the acorn stem.
5
Refrigerate 1 hour or until chocolate is firm.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
How to Make Cookie or Cracker Crumbs
To make cookie or cracker crumbs, place cookies or crackers in resealable plastic bag. Crush with a mallet, rolling pin or bottom of a skillet. Alternately, place cookies or crackers in a food processor and pulse until desired crumb size is reached.
Tip 2
Size Wise
Chocolate truffles are a sweet treat that is perfect for gift-giving or for serving on a special occasion.
Nutrition
Calories
100
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
8%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
2%
Sodium 60mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates 11g
4%
Dietary Fibers less than 1g
2%
Sugars 6g
12%
Protein 1g
2%
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
0%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
48 servings, 1 truffle 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.
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