Bacon and Dark Chocolate Truffles

Bacon and Dark Chocolate Truffles
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 210
  • Servings: 30 pieces

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About this Recipe

You will never have to go to a chocolatier again with this recipe. These truffles studded with bacon will be a star in your recipe repertoire.


2 Pkg 85 gr Maple Leaf Ready Crisp Bacon bits
12 oz dark chocolate
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup 35% cream
1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 cup white or dark bakers chocolate


Place cream, cayenne and vanilla in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and stir frequently.

Add chocolates and stir constantly until melted. Remove from heat. Pour mixture into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours.

Once the mixture is solid using a heaping tsp scoop 30 pieces of chocolate into rounds. Melt bakers chocolate in microwave for 1 to 2 minutes stirring frequently.

Drizzle melted chocolate over truffles and sprinkle bacon bits over top. Refrigerate on a parchment lined baking sheet for 30 minutes longer to set.


Makes a great host/hostess gift during the holidays.

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