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Cinnamon Coffee Truffles Recipe

Recipe: Cinnamon Coffee Truffles Recipe
Category: Christmas Candy Recipes
Student Level: preschool, kindergarten, elementary


1 T boiling water
2 t instant coffee
2 1/2 t cinnamon, divided
1/3 C heavy whipping cream
6 (1 oz) squares bittersweet chocolate, chopped
2 T butter, room temperature
3 T sugar


  • Place the water in a small mixing bowl.
  • Add the coffee and 1 t cinnamon to the water.
  • Stir to combine and set aside.
  • Place the cream in a small saucepan over low heat.
  • Heat the cream until it just begins to boil and remove from the heat.
  • Place the chocolate and butter into the cream.
  • Whisk the mixture until smooth. 
  • Blend the coffee mixture into the chocolate mixture.
  • Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  • The mixture should be firm enough to roll into balls when removed from the refrigerator.
  • Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.
  • Place the remaining cinnamon into a small bowl.
  • Add the sugar and toss to combine well.
  • Remove enough of the chocolate mixture to roll into a 1 inch ball.
  • Roll the ball into the cinnamon sugar mixture until completely covered.
  • Place the truffle on the wax paper.
  • Continue until all the chocolate mixture has been used.
  • Refrigerate the truffles for 3 hours or until firm.

Serving Size: 18 truffles

When melting chocolate be sure to stir continuously.  This will help the chocolate to melt and become smooth. Should your chocolate become clumpy add 1 t of solid shortening per square of chocolate and continue stirring until the mixture becomes smooth. 

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