Chocolate Truffles for Kids

Chocolate truffles for kids These are little no-bake chocolate cookies. There are many versions of this recipe. These are easy to make and kids love them. Young children will not be able to chop or melt chocolate but they can help with most stages of the recipe. They can crumble the cake and roll the cookies into balls and onto various toppings.

Basic Truffle Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 400gr chocolate cake (it’s a great way to use leftover chocolate cake)
  • 100gr milk chocolate
  • 250gr double cream
  • Toppings (coconut, cocoa powder, finely chopped nuts, sprinkles, luster dust, etc)

Directions:

  1. Crumble the chocolate cake into course crumbs.
  2. Chop the chocolate.
  3. Heat the cream until just before the boil.
  4. Take off the stove.
  5. Add the chopped chocolate.
  6. Mix until the chocolate melts and the mixture is smooth and shiny.
  7. Add the crumbled chocolate cake.
  8. Put it in the fridge for about an hour to set.
  9. Roll into balls.
  10. Roll onto toppings.
  11. Refrigerate until set.

 

Variations

 

Hazelnut Truffles

Follow the directions above but add 100gr of chopped hazelnuts.

Spider Truffles

spider shaped cookiesIngredients:

  • Basic truffle recipe (see above)
  • Long strips of candy
  • Red candy
  • White chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Create the chocolate truffles.
  2. Cut pieces of long candy and add the legs.
  3. Add the mouth using a small piece of red candy.
  4. Create eyes with 2 white chocolate chips.

Red Velvet Truffles

red velvet cookies 

  1. Create the chocolate truffles as explained above.
  2. Roll in red luster dust.

 

 

Heart Truffles

heart cookies

  1. Create the chocolate truffles as explained above.
  2. Place little heart shaped candies on each truffle. The truffles are sticky so the candies do not fall off if you add them before they are refrigerated.

 

 

 

Chocolate Covered Truffles

chocolate truffles

  1. Create the chocolate truffles as explained above.
  2. Melt milk chocolate.
  3. Dip the truffles in the melted chocolate.

 

 

Chocolate Covered Truffle Bouquet

chocolate flowers

  1. Create chocolate covered truffles as explained above.
  2. Insert a wooden stick into each one.
  3. Put all of the sticks into a vase.

Chocolate Truffle Dominos

domino cookiesIngredients:

  • Chocolate truffle mix (see recipe above)
  • White chocolate chips
  • Toothpicks

Instructions:

  1. Create rectangular shapes with the truffle mixture.
  2. Press a toothpick into the middle of each cookie (to create a line).
  3. Stick a few chocolate chips into each side of the cookie.

Truffles on a Stick

Truffles on a stick

  1. Create the chocolate truffles as explained above.
  2. Roll three truffles into different toppings.
  3. Insert a wooden stick into the truffle balls.

Oreo Truffles

chocolate trufflesIngredients:

  • 300 gr Oreo cookies
  • 100 gr cream cheese
  • 100 gr melted chocolate
  • Sprinkles

Instructions:

  1. Crumble the cookies in a food processor.
  2. Add the cream cheese and melted chocolate.
  3. Mix until the consistency is smooth.
  4. Roll the mixture into balls. If it is difficult to work with then leave it in the fridge to set until you can work with the mixture.
  5. Roll in sprinkles.

 

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