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Rich n Good Chocolate Truffles


8 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
48 truffles

If you're looking for the best chocolate truffle recipe in the world, you've found it. You know these truffles are going to be good and rich ... it's in the name! Made with HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and dusted cocoa powder, they're a candy that no one can resist.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
23 minutes
12 minutes
Chill Time
8 hours


  • 1 2/3 cups
    whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup
    butter (1 stick)
  • 1 1/3 cups
    HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 1/3 cups
    HERSHEY'S Special Dark Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, chopped*
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Saucepan Saucepan
Stovetop Stovetop
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Glass Dish Shallow Glass Dish
Refrigerator Refrigerator
Bowl Bowl

Combine whipping cream and butter in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; remove from heat. Stir in both chocolates until completely melted; continue stirring until mixture cools and thickens slightly. Stir in vanilla. Pour into shallow glass dish. Cover; refrigerate 4 to 6 hours or until firm.


Food processor can be used for chopping chocolate.


To form truffles, with spoon, scoop mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in coating. Cover; refrigerate until firm. Reroll before serving, if desired. Serve cold.


Chilled truffle mixture is a bit sticky. You can drop directly in cocoa coating mixture and then roll.

Coating: Stir together 1/2 cup sifted HERSHEY'S Cocoa and 3 tablespoons sifted powdered sugar in small bowl.

Additional questions?