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Creme de Menthe Truffles

These Creme de Menthe Truffles are covered in chocolate and have a creamy mint filling that melts in your mouth. They are one of my favorite Easy Christmas Candies!

Course Candy
Cuisine Southern
Keyword easy truffles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 142kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup salted butter, melted
  • 1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup clear or green creme de menthe
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening

Instructions

  • In a large bowl mix together melted butter, pecans, and creme de menthe.
    You can use an electric mixer or a wooden spoon.
  • Gradually mix in powdered sugar.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper.
  • Dust hands with powdered sugar. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared baking sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Place chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 20 second intervals, stirring in between until completely melted.
  • Using a fork, one at a time coat the balls in the melted chocolate and then return to the baking sheet.
  • Refrigerate until set.

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal