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20 Rich and Delicious Chocolate Truffle Recipes

For a bite-sized treat, there's nothing better than a decadent chocolate truffle. Take a look through our truffle recipes for dessert ideas!

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Almond Pecan Date Truffles

My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some of the spices and nuts to suit our taste. My dad was a beekeeper and Mom always made a coconut date ball for Christmas. The truffles remind me of past Christmases and are ideal for something quick yet festive on a holiday tray. —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia

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Chocolate Truffles

You may be tempted to save these chocolate truffles for a special occasion since these smooth, creamy chocolates are divine. But with just a few ingredients, this truffle recipe is easy to make anytime. —Darlene Wiese-Appleby, Creston, Ohio
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Champagne Truffles

Who can resist champagne truffles? Especially when they are so very easy to make! Serve them in gold foil candy cups for an elegant look. —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
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Double Chocolate Truffles

Here’s a delicious holiday treat that’s very rich and chocolaty. —Ruth Gordon, Lakewood, New York
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Cake Truffles

These tasty truffles are requested every year for parties and potlucks. They’re the perfect size to enjoy a few and still have room for other treats. The cake balls take a little time but can be prepped in steps and are easy to make ahead. For variation, swap in strawberry cake and cream cheese frosting and then coat in dark chocolate. Or try chocolate cake with chocolate frosting dipped in white candy coating, or German chocolate cake with coconut caramel frosting coated in milk chocolate. —Krista Anderson, Macomb, Michigan
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Caramel Truffles

These caramel truffles disappear as fast as I can make them. The five-ingredient microwave recipe is easy and fun to make. When drizzled with white chocolate and packaged with ribbon, they’re a pretty gift. —Charlotte Midthun, Granite Falls, Minnesota
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Strawberry Chocolate Truffles

The ever-popular combination of strawberries and chocolate shines in these rich, decadent truffles. I often double the recipe to give as gifts. —Pat Habiger, Spearville, Kansas

(Check out these tips for making chocolate truffles!)

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Peanut Butter Snowballs

This recipe for peanut butter ball cookies is a nice change from the typical milk chocolate and peanut butter combination. I once prepared them for a bake sale at my granddaughter's school, and I've also put them in gift boxes to share with neighbors at Christmas. —Wanda Regula, Birmingham, Michigan
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Easy Truffles

Our smooth, creamy bonbons are so divine you may be tempted to save this recipe for a special occasion. But with just a few ingredients, they’re easy to make anytime. Here’s how you can make chocolate truffles easily at home. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Creme de Menthe Truffles

I found this in a box of recipe clippings and decided to give them a whirl. I'm so glad I did! The minty flavor is perfect for Christmas. —Joe Mattes, Amana, Iowa
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White Chocolate Truffles

I use this white chocolate truffle recipe to make homemade holiday gifts. The candies are so easy to make and will look so pretty in a gift box.—Gloria Nolan, Peoria, Pennsylvania

Add some variety to your dessert spread and make a batch of these dark chocolate truffles, too.

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Red Velvet Cake Truffles

Everyone loves red velvet, but any cake mix can work here. I’ve even rolled chopped macadamia nuts into pineapple cake and dipped them into white chocolate. Whatever you do, have fun! —Anne Powers, Munford, Alabama
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Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter & Pretzel Truffles

Sweet chocolate, creamy peanut butter and salty pretzels create a to-die-for truffle. It’s a little bite of decadence and a special indulgence for the holiday season.—Ashley Wisniewski, Champaign, Illinois
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Truffle Cherries

Chocolate is popular at our house, especially during the holidays, so these double chocolate gems never last long! —Anne Drouin, Dunnville, Ontario
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Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

This truffle recipe was created from ripe bananas and my imagination, and the outcome blew my family and friends away! I don’t particularly like bananas, but I could eat these truffles all day long. —Michele Lassuy, Orlando, Florida
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Maple Nut Truffles

Rich, creamy and rolled in nuts, these truffles will satisfy any chocolate lover. Guaranteed to dress up your holiday cookie platters, they’re no-bake and so simple to make! —Rebekah Radewahn, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

The combination of pumpkin and dark chocolate is unexpected and delectable. These delicious truffles make a pretty addition to a party plate, a sweet way to finish up a meal, or a gift your friends and family will love. —Monica Mooney, Roseville, California
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Easy Peanut Butter Truffles

My husband is a huge peanut butter fan and grew up where honey was a household staple. This pairing goes so well together. —Tami Kuehl, Loup City, Nebraska
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Gingerbread Truffles

I never received compliments on my baking until I brought my gingerbread truffles to a party. Every Christmas, family, friends and even co-workers ask me to make these. —Angela Randjelovic, Independence, Ohio
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Mocha Truffles

Nothing compares to the melt-in-your-mouth flavor of these truffles…or to the simplicity of the recipe. Whenever I make them for my family or friends, they’re quickly devoured. No one has to know how easy they are to prepare! —Stacy Abell, Olathe, Kansas

(Here’s how to store chocolate truffles!)