Chocolate Cherry Truffles


– 1 3/4 cups Nestle chocolate milk chips

– 1 3/4 cups Nestle sweetened condensed milk

– 1/3 cup unsalted butter, chopped

– 2 cup shortbread biscuits, crushed

– 1 cup red cherries, finely chopped

– 6 cups Nestle premium dark cooking chocolate, melted

– 1 cup of white chocolate (optional)

– Cocoa powder for dusting


– Combine chips with the condensed milk and butter in a medium heatproof bowl.

– Place over saucepan of simmering water over low heat.  Bowl should not touch the water.

– Stir for 4-5 minutes or until mixture is melted.

– Add crushed biscuits and cherries. Stir to combine.

– Refrigerate for 1 hour until firm.

– Roll heaped teaspoons of the mixture into balls and refrigerate for 20 minutes

– Dip each truffle into the melted chocolate then place on a tray lined with parchment or baking paper to set.

– When chocolate is set. Dip the truffles 2 or 3 more times in the melted chocolate, then cool.

– Dust with cocoa powder to serve.

– Optional – Squiggle melted white chocolate on top of truffles


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