This recipe is for my daughter, Jordan. She is a mint-chip addict! No matter what, when I ask her what treats I should make or what birthday cake she wants, she asks for chocolate and mint. These candies are buttercream truffles that taste like mint-chip ice cream. She proclaimed them "fabulicious with a side of blingy ding ding awesome!" and I hope you feel the same way.
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Scoop 1-tablespoon balls of cold dough and place them on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Refrigerate for at least another 30 minutes.
When you're ready to dip the truffles, melt the melting chocolate according to the package directions, and line a cookie sheet with waxed paper. Remove the truffles from the refrigerator and roll into smooth balls. These soften pretty quickly, so it's best to keep them in the refrigerator and remove 4 or 5 at a time to dip.
Dip each truffle in the melted chocolate, tapping off any excess, and place them on the prepared cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sprinkles if using. Return the truffles to the refrigerator to harden. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator; they soften quickly. The truffles will keep for several days when kept cold.