Mint-chocolate truffles

mint-choc-truffles

Ingredients

  • 2 packets Mint Slice biscuits
  • 1 block of Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • 200g (approx) milk or dark chocolate
  • Scoop of icing sugar to decorate

Method

  1. Place Mint Slice biscuits in food processor and grind until a fine crumb.
  2. Remove half mixture from processor and set aside.
  3. Cut cream cheese in half, cube and place in food processor with remaining crumb. Process and until well combined and smooth.
  4. Place cream cheese mixture in bowl and set aside. Repeat the above step with remaining crumb and cream cheese.
  5. Roll mixture into bitesized balls (approx. one teaspoon each) and place on lined baking tray. Chill in fridge for 20 minutes or until firm.
  6. Melt chocolate and dip each ball into chocolate using a skewer. Place on lined baking tray to set.
  7. While chocolate sets, mix together icing sugar and small amount of hot water to make basic icing. Add food colouring if desired.
  8. Place in decorating bag, snip the corner and pipe icing over the top of each truffle.
  9. Set in fridge for around 10 minutes. Store in fridge.

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  • http://www.bakingmakesthingsbetter.com Melissa Kelly

    Yum – I LOVE mint choc truffles, they are an old fave – one of the first things I blogged about :)

    http://www.bakingmakesthingsbetter.com/2010/03/mint-chocolate-truffles.html

    • http://www.highteawithdragons.com Kirsten

      Isn’t that funny? They’re delicious, I’ll definitely be making them again – and trying the recipe with other biscuits!

  • Sarah

    OMG yum! I love Mint Slice biscuits :) So keen to try these out with my office mates, pretty sure they’ll go down a treat!

  • Ange

    i made these a few weeks ago and again yesterday. They are delish. I use a melon baller to make little ones

    • http://www.highteawithdragons.com Kirsten

      Aren’t they delicious? Using a melon baller is a great idea!

  • http://couscous-consciousness.blogspot.com Couscous & Consciousness

    Drat – how is it I’m only just finding these now that the Olympics are nearly over?! Wish I’d found these a week ago. Still I think a batch is in order for watching the grand finale tomorrow night!!
    Sue :-)

    • http://www.highteawithdragons.com Kirsten

      Glad you like the look of them Sue! No worries that the Olympics are nearly over – you don’t need an excuse to make something this delicious šŸ˜‰