Found this super easy and delicious truffle recipe in AY Magazine the other day. Couldn't wait to have a reason to make candy...Happy Valentine's Day to all you cream cheese truffle lovers out there! Enjoy!
Easy Decadent Cream Cheese Truffles
8 oz cream cheese,softened
3 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until well blended. Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla, until no streaks remain. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Shape in to 1-inch balls. Roll truffles in ground walnuts (or any ground nuts), cocoa, coconut, confectioners' sugar, candy sprinkles, etc..