Nothing compares to the melt-in-your-mouth flavor of these truffles…or to the simplicity of the recipe. No one has to know how easy they are to prepare! Yields 5–6 dozen
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth.
Add the cream cheese, coffee, and water, mixing well with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in chopped coffee candies.
Chill until firm enough to shape, about three to four hours.
Shape into one-inch (two- and- a- half-centimeter) balls and place on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Chill for one to two hours or until firm.
In a microwave, melt milk chocolate; stir until smooth.
Dip balls in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
Melt chocolate chips and drizzle over truffles if desired. Truffles can be frozen for several months before dipping in chocolate. Thaw in the refrigerator before dipping.
Photography by Dan Engongoro