Peppermint Truffles #Christmasweek #giveaway

Start your holidays off with these Peppermint Truffles!Peppermint Truffles - The Bitter Side of Sweet #christmasweekWelcome to Day 5 of Christmas Week. This annual event was started in 2012, and is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic. This year we have over 35 bloggers sharing festive sweet recipes for the event. Plus we all chipped in for a huge Amazon Gift Card Giveaway so be sure to enter!

Peppermint Truffles - The Bitter Side of Sweet #christmasweek

Hello, it’s me again, sitting in a coffee shop working on this post staring at these peppermint treats!

I made these and I can not stop eating them! I sent a picture to my family and told them they all need to visit just so I could have someone to feed them too! 🙂Peppermint Truffles - The Bitter Side of Sweet

Peppermint Truffles
Recipe type: Candy
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Cook time: 
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Serves: 24
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 12 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ⅔ cups Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • crushed candy cane (optional)
  1. In medium bowl add cream and chocolate chips. Microwave for one minute.
  2. Stir until chocolate is smooth.
  3. Stir in baking chips.
  4. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Using a melon baller or a small cookie scooper, scoop chocolate into a ball.
  6. Place in powdered sugar and roll around till covered.
  7. Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Top with crushed candy cane and refrigerate until ready to serve!
  9. ENJOY!


So I know when it comes to truffles you are supposed to use the best kind of chocolate but honestly I just used what I had in the cabinet.  It’s all good because that means you can make them too!

Don’t forget we have a giveaway going on this week! Make sure you enter and visit all of the other recipes today!


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Recipes from Day 5 of Christmas Week! Please visit all our talented participants:

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Holiday Chocolate Bark from Desserts Required

Cranberry Cocktail from Poet in the Pantry

Spiced Hibiscus and Cranberry Mojito from Pineapple and Coconut

Homemade Toffee from All Roads Lead to the Kitchen

S’mores Hot Chocolate from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks

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Boozy Bourbon Balls from Amee’s Savory Dish

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake from Comfortably Domestic

Magic Cookie Truffles from Farm Fresh Feasts

Chocolate Mocha Roulade from Mother Would Know

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars from My Catholic Kitchen

Cardamon Coffee Bars with Mascarpone Frosting from Daily Appetite

Peppermint Mocha Truffles from Try Anything Once Culinary

Christmas Bundt Cake from Savory Experiments

Mexican Chocolate Panna Cotta from Cooking In Stilettos

Cherry Brandy Old Fashioned from Food Babbles

Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies from Mind Over Batter

Chocolate Covered Snowmen S’mores from Big Bear’s Wife

Habanero Orange Thumbprint Cookies from Everyday Southwest

Peppermint Marshmallow Brownies from From Gate to Plate

Spiced Rum Hot Chocolate from The Tomato Tart

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies from CopyKat Recipes


Peppermint Truffles



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