White Chocolate Cherry Truffles
These white chocolate cherry truffles have a rich, creamy center, flecked with bits of dried cherry, encased in white chocolate. A perfect treat to give to others.
1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
1 package (12oz.) White Candy Melts® Candy , candy choppedEasy-Add White Candy Melts® Candy Add to shopping list White Candy Melts® Candy
1/2 cup dried cherries , finely chopped
Assorted Candy Melts® , candy, melted--for dippingEasy-Add Assorted Candy Melts® Add to shopping list Assorted Candy Melts®
Red Colored Sugar (optional)Easy-Add Red Colored Sugar Add to shopping list Red Colored Sugar
Makes 20-24 truffles.
In medium saucepan, heat cream until hot (do not boil). Remove pan from heat; add chopped candy. Stir until candy is completely melted. Fold in chopped cherries. Pour mixture into 8 x 2-inch baking pan. Refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour.
Using a small scoop, form truffles mixture into small balls. Dip into melted candy. Place on parchment-lined cookie sheet; sprinkle, if desired, with colored sugar. Refrigerate truffles until ready to serve.