Chili Chocolate Truffles

Traditional chocolate truffles get a spicy kick from smoky chipotle chili powder.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy (whipping) cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 envelope (0.85 oz each) Swiss MissĀ® Simply Cocoa Milk Chocolate Hot Cocoa

DIRECTIONS

STEP ONE
Place chocolate and butter in 8×8-inch microwave safe baking dish. Microwave on HIGH 45 seconds; stir. Microwave an additional 30 seconds.

STEP TWO
Microwave heavy cream on HIGH 45 seconds; stir in chili powder and salt. Pour hot cream over chocolate and stir until melted and combined. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.

STEP THREE

Use a melon baller to scoop chocolate mixture and shape into 1-inch balls. Roll each truffle in cocoa. Serve truffles at room temperature.

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