Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles -- Epicurean VeganOh my…these will be the perfect ending to your Valentine’s Day dinner! (or any dinner for that matter.) You won’t believe these tasty, decadent treats are vegan.

INGREDIENTS:
1-1/2 C Vegan chocolate chips, such as SunSpire brand (Ghiradelli makes a great vegan chocolate chip)
8 oz Tofutti cream cheese
3 C Confectioners’ sugar
1-1/2 tsp Vanilla
Stuff to roll them in: sweetened cocoa, sprinkles, confectioners’ sugar, toasted coconut, finely chopped nuts, or cinnamon and sugar.

DIRECTIONS:
In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the chocolate chips. In a food processor, cream the cream cheese, about 1 min. Add the confectioners’ sugar, about a cup at a time. Combine until smooth.

Chocolate Truffles -- Epicurean VeganAdd the melted chocolate and vanilla to the food processor and blend until well combined.

Chocolate Truffles -- Epicurean VeganTransfer to a bowl and chill for 1 hour.

Chocolate Truffles -- Epicurean VeganWhen ready to make, shape into 1″ balls and roll in your favorite yummies, such as sprinkles or nuts. Chill for another hour before devouring!

Another suggestion would be using just a cup of chocolate chips and adding 1/2 C of peanut butter and melt together. Enjoy!

Chocolate Truffles -- Epicurean Vegan

Recipe source: veganchef.com