• Crispy Mexican Truffles! Posted on May 05, 2013


    Crispy Mexican Truffles! Add some heat to your Cinco de Mayo with these easy Crispy Mexican Truffles!! With cinnamon, cayenne, and crunch - these chocolate truffles have an unexpected hint of heat.

    Ingredients:

    6 ounces Cream Cheese, softened
    2 cups confectioners' sugar
    8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1 cup crushed cornflakes
    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

    Directions:

    In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the confectioners' sugar, chocolate and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until easy to handle.

    In a small bowl, combine the cornflakes, cinnamon and cayenne. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-in. balls; roll in cornflake mixture. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

    Photo and recipe courtesy of: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Crispy-Mexican-Truffles

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