Recipe courtesy of Laura Vitale
Show: Simply Laura
Print
Total:
35 min
Active:
35 min
Yield:
About 12 truffles
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
35 min
Yield:
About 12 truffles
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Truffles:
  • 6 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 batch leftover brownies (3 to 4)
Coatings:
  • 3/4 cup raw sugar
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lime (about 2 teaspoons)
  • Chili powder (about 1 big pinch)
  • Crushed pretzels (about 1 cup)
  • Toasted coconut (about 1 cup)

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

For the truffles: Place the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan with an inch of barely simmering water. Stir occasionally till the chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove from the heat.

Place the brownies and any crumbs in a food processor. Pulse to break up. Transfer the crumbled brownies to the bowl with the melted chocolate and stir with a rubber spatula or a spoon until combined. Scrape the mixture into a bowl or small baking pan.

For the coatings: In a shallow bowl, combine the sugar, lime zest and chili powder. Place the pretzels in another bowl and the coconut in a third bowl.

Scoop up small marble-size balls of the chocolate mixture and roll in your hands to smooth the surface. Roll the balls in the coating of your choice. Chill the truffles on a baking sheet in a single layer.

Cook's Note

You can prepare all three coatings if you like, or choose just one or two to roll your truffles in.

Categories:

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chocolate Truffle Cake

Recipe courtesy of Sarabeth Levine

Lighter Brownies

Recipe courtesy of Good Housekeeping

Cheesecake Brownies

Recipe courtesy of Laura Vitale

Korean Coffee Brownies

Recipe courtesy of Judy Joo

Cocoa Brownies

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

Recipe courtesy of Lindsay Landis

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Recipe courtesy of Lindsay Landis

On TV

Holy & Hungry

7:30am | 6:30c

Holy & Hungry

8:30am | 7:30c

Holy & Hungry

9:30am | 8:30c

Extra Virgin

10am | 9c

Extra Virgin

10:30am | 9:30c

Extra Virgin

11am | 10c

Extra Virgin

11:30am | 10:30c

Taco Trip

12pm | 11c

Taco Trip

12:30pm | 11:30c

Taco Trip

1pm | 12c

Taco Trip

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8pm | 7c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8:30pm | 7:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

9:30pm | 8:30c
10pm | 9c
11pm | 10c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

12:30am | 11:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

1:30am | 12:30c
2am | 1c
3am | 2c

So Much Pretty Food Here