Cookies and Cream Truffles Recipe
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Cookies and Cream Truffles
1 cup finely ground OreoŽ Cookies
12 T melted butter
6 oz. white chocolate, broken into small pieces
5 egg yolks
1 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Chop cookies in a blender or food processor until finely chopped.
Slowly drizzle in 6 tablespoons of melted butter and process till
well mixed. Set aside.
Heat remaining 6 tablespoons of butter in a small saucepan until
very hot and bubbly (be careful not to let it burn). Remove from
heat and add the white chocolate. Stir constantly until smooth and
melted. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat egg yolks until foamy. Beat in the sugar
gradually, add vanilla and continue to beat until thick (see photo).
With mixer on slow to medium speed, gradually beat in the cookie
mixture, then gradually beat in the melted chocolate mixture. Beat
until smooth and well mixed. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate
for at least thirty minutes or until firm.
Place your choice of coating in a bowl. If you're going to have more
than one, use separate bowls. Some possible coating choices are:
toasted coconut, chopped nuts, unsweetened cocoa, powdered
chocolate, crushed OreoŽ Cookies.
Scoop out a teaspoon full of the truffle mixture and, using your
fingers, roll it into a ball. Work quickly as the heat of your hand
will quickly start melting the chocolate. Drop ball in the coating
bowl. Repeat the process until there are 4 or 5 balls in the coating
bowl. Gently roll the truffles in the coating mixture and a sheet of
Wrap truffles in an air tight container and store in the
refrigerator for up to ten days or in the freezer for up to a month.
YIELD: 40 Pieces
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