5 Easy Homemade Truffles to Make Your Willy Wonka Dreams Come True

You don’t have to be a master chocolatier to turn out homemade truffles everyone will go bonkers for. These quick and easy recipes are your golden ticket to success.

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Easy Decadent Truffles 650x

1. Easy Decadent Truffles

You need only 4 ingredients and an hour of chill time to make these rich, melt-in-your-mouth truffles. After they firm up in the fridge, you can coat them with your choice of cocoa power, ground nuts, candy sprinkles, or melted chocolate.

Easy Homemade Truffles | Easy Decadent Truffles

Easy Decadent Truffles | Photo by LaurenM


See 3 easy ways to melt chocolate.


2. Basic Truffles

These lusciously smooth truffles are made by melting chocolate in heavy cream, with a touch of vanilla or other flavoring (think spirits or liqueuers). Oh, guess what? You just made ganache! That was easy.

Easy Homemade Truffles | Basic Truffles

Basic Truffles | Photo by larkspur


Learn more about making thick ganache for truffles or thin ganache for icings.


3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Little bite-size balls of cookie dough covered in chocolate, perfect for TV nights. Watch out, they’re pretty addictive. Sort of like that show you love.

Easy Homemade Truffles | Cookie Dough Truffles

Cookie Dough Truffles | Photo by Meredith

4. Easy White Chocolate Oreo® Truffles

No candy-making experience required for these popular truffles. If you can crush cookies, you can crush this recipe.

Easy Homemade Truffles | Oreo Truffles

Oreo Truffles | Photo by Meredith

5. Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bites

Peanut butter and cream cheese get together in the most delicious way. Dip in white or dark chocolate — it’s up to you. You can roll the mixture into balls, or press it into candy molds to make shapes.

Easy Homemade Truffles | Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bites

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bites | Photo by Christina


More for Your Sweet Tooth

• Swoon your way through our entire collection of truffle recipes.
• Get tips for making molded chocolate candy.
• Try your hand at making homemade candy.


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