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.
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
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