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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Truffle Bombs: These festive little chocolate truffles are just waiting to be dropped in a mug of hot milk to create creamy and delicious peppermint mocha hot chocolate! | stressbaking.com

Peppermint Mocha Hot Chocolate Bombs

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These festive little hot chocolate bombs are just waiting to be dropped in a mug of warm milk to create creamy and delicious peppermint mocha hot chocolate!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 24 truffles

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ½ cups dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder or hot chocolate mix
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 drop of peppermint extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Crushed candy canes or chopped Andes mints, for rolling

Instructions
 

  • In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients over low heat, stirring constantly with a heat-proof spatula. Heat and stir until completely combined and smooth.
  • Pour into a freezer-safe container (I use a medium-sized glass bowl), cover and place in freezer to chill and set (at least 1 hour).
  • Fill a small bowl with the candy you wish to roll the truffles in (or two separate bowls so you can do both) and set aside.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a small cookie scoop to divide out your truffles onto the lined baking sheet.
  • Roll each truffle in desired coating, then place back on the lined baking sheet. Place finished truffles back in the freezer to set (at least 15 minutes). Either store all together in an airtight container in the freezer, or individually wrap each in plastic wrap before placing in the container.
  • When ready to use, heat your milk of choice and carefully drop a truffle bomb into the glass. Stir to melt and combine, and enjoy!

Notes

Storage: Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 month or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 111IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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