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Dark Chocolate Toffee Truffles

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For the longest time I thought I wasn’t much of a chocolate lover, and I’m fairly certain that I’ve proclaimed my fondness for fruity, sour, chewy candy-awesomeness more times than I can count.

However, within the last couple of years I’ve strayed a little bit from the sweets of my youth and tiptoed my way to the dark side. And now, I am completely smitten.

When the lovely people at NESTLÉ® asked if I would be interested in collaborating with them to create a delectable recipe using NESTLÉ® Toll House Dark Chocolate Morsels, I couldn’t resist. Plus, the idea of a fun “Dark Chocolate Pinspirations Contest” is something this Pinterest fanatic can easily get behind!

When deciding what to create for this collaboration, I knew keeping it simple would allow the rich, intense flavor of NESTLÉ®’s dark chocolate shine through. What better way to make that happen than decadent Dark Chocolate Toffee Truffles? Come on, who doesn’t love a marriage between rich dark chocolate and rich buttery toffee? I can’t be the only one that secretly consumes those little toffee bits by the handful when making recipes that include them… right?

Smooth and sinful, these Dark Chocolate Toffee Truffles are a treat worthy of your deepest chocolate needs. And thanks to NESTLÉ® Toll House Dark Chocolate Morsels, they’re easy peasy to make. Trust me, you’re going to want to make these babies, stat.

Dark Chocolate Toffee Truffles


10 ounce package Nestle® Toll House® Dark Chocolate Morsels
2/3 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup toffee bits (see note below)


1. Place chocolate morsels into a medium bowl. In a small saucepan, bring heavy cream to a boil. Remove hot cream from heat and pour it over chocolate. Let stand for 1 minute, then stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla extract and chopped toffee bits. Cover and chill until firm, about 2 hours.

2. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a small cookie scoop, shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll truffles between your palms to create a smooth appearance. If desired, roll truffles in cocoa powder or additional toffee bits. Chill until ready to serve.


- Truffles can be made up to one day in advance; store truffles in an airtight container within the refrigerator.
- Toffee bits can be found in the baking aisle of the grocery store. However, you can also simply chop up your favorite chocolate covered toffee candy bar.

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Thursday 21st of January 2016

This recipe looks fantastic - but the blog is covered with ads for U by Kotex Sleek Tampons.  Really, like 6 on just this  page.  Kind of distracting when one is reading a yummy recipe!  


Friday 22nd of January 2016

Anne- Yikes! We'll look into it. Thanks so much for letting me know. -Jamie


Tuesday 4th of August 2015

can i use semi sweet baking chocolate ? thanks


Wednesday 5th of August 2015

Sure! That will work just fine. -Jamie


Thursday 27th of November 2014

Can find anywhere that sells the dark chocolate morsels in the UK? Are there any goof replacements or does anyone know where I can buy them?


Friday 28th of November 2014

Molly- You might try Amazon or another online baking source. I hope this helps.



Wednesday 9th of April 2014

Do you think 85-90% dark chocolate bars would work well for these, or would that be too intense?

Jamie Lothridge

Monday 5th of May 2014

Ray, If you like dark chocolate, then I think that would be fine. - Jamie

The Male Baker

Monday 8th of April 2013

I will be making these soon! They look superb.

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