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Coconut Truffles

Prep Time: 60 min.
Total Time: 60 min.
Servings: 108

What you need

1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1-1/2 cups butter, cubed
2 pounds milk chocolate candy coating, melted
4 ounces white candy coating, melted
Red and green candy coating disks, melted
1 teaspoon cherry extract
6 cups flaked coconut
6 cups confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup ground almonds
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
1/2 teaspoon rum extract

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How to do it

1. In a Dutch oven, heat butter over medium heat until golden brown, about 7 minutes.

2. Remove from the heat; stir in confectioners' sugar, cream and coconut. Divide mixture among four bowls; stir a different flavor extract into each bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 45 minutes or until easy to handle.

3. Shape chilled mixtures into 1-in. balls; place on four separate waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Chill for 1-2 hours or until firm.

4. Dip the almond-flavored balls in milk chocolate coating; sprinkle with ground almonds.

5. Place on waxed paper to harden.

6. Dip remaining balls in milk chocolate coating; place on waxed paper to harden.

7. Drizzle white coating over rum truffles, red coating over cherry truffles and green coating over mint truffles.

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Nutrition

Calories
125.17cal ( 6.26% of daily need)
Fat
7.05g ( 10.84% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
5.78g ( 36.15% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
14.96g ( 4.99% of daily need)
Sugar
14.29g ( 15.88% of daily need)
Cholesterol
6.78mg ( 2.26% of daily need)
Sodium
19.69mg ( 0.86% of daily need)
Protein
0.31g ( 0.62% of daily need)
Manganese
0.07mg ( 3.35% of daily need)
Fiber
0.46g ( 1.82% of daily need)
Vitamin A
76.85IU ( 1.54% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
1%
Fat
50.94%
Carbs
48.06%
* 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.

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