The Frugal Musician’s Back of the Box recipe #2

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truffles

This wasn’t back of the box but inside the package of a block of Philadelphia Neufchatel Cheese. Boyfriend loves bagels and cream cheese and I mostly buy the Kroger brand in a block. I opt to buy the block because it’s usually 50 cents cheaper than the softer tub variety.  Plus I don’t have to add to my plastic footprint with yet another plastic container.

These Truffles sound magnificent. Son Two and his girlfriend are due for a visit from NYC sometime this spring. This would be the perfect thing to have as a dessert for dinner one night. I cannot wait to try them but thought I’d go ahead and share, as this is the bridal shower and wedding season!

Philadelphia Simply Sensational Truffles

2 and 1/2 packages (20 squares) Bakers Semi Sweet Baking Chocolate, divided

1 pkg (8 oz) Philadelphia Neufchatel Cheese -softened

Decoration: chopped nuts, peanuts, mixed muticolor sprinkles

Melt 8 chocolate squares as directed on package. Beat Neufchatel cheese with mixer until creamy. Blend in melted chocolate. Refrigerate until firm.

Shape into 36 balls. Place on waxed paper covered baking sheet.

Melt remaining chocolate. Use fork to dip truffles; return to baking sheet. Decorate then refrigerate one hour.

Makes 3 dozen

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