You’ll Love How Easy These Bacon and Maple Truffles are to Make!
My favorite truffle recipes (like banana nut bread truffles) all have something in common.
They’re gorgeous, simple and perfect for special occasions.
Confession: I’m a bacon snob.
I mean total snob.
But I’m also a chocolate snob.
That’s where these easy maple bacon truffles hit the me-need-chocolate-and-bacon-now part of my innermost being!
Do you love cooking shows?
If you do, you can completely understand how maple, bacon and chocolate can all come together in perfect harmony for one, super-easy dessert.
Did you ever see those maple bacon cupcakes on cupcake wars?
Bacon and Maple are the Perfect Flavors for Truffles!
Almost made me want to lick my screen — almost!
I love how sweet and savory mixed with a few creative touches makes a fun and innovative dessert that’s a huge hit!
And did you see those bacon crumbles on top?
And if you’re on an easy truffle scavenger hunt, you should definitely check out these super-easy chocolate hazelnut truffles that my family loves to dig into!
Maple and Bacon Truffles are an Easy Dessert!
I was surprised how simple they were to toss together!
No bake recipes are always a hit at my house!
Oh, and just in case you’re new to the truffle scene I have grrreeeeat news!
And if you’re in a hurry, don’t skip the freeze and refrigeration steps.
Trust me on this one.
If you try to take short-cuts, you’ll end up having to make the recipe all over again because the recipe will not turn out beautiful, delicate, smooth truffles unless you follow the instructions!
But, it is simple, so you’ll be glad you took the extra time to refrigerate the dough!
Make Maple and Bacon Truffles Now!
Enjoy your sweet and savory treat and snag the recipe below!
Easy Maple Bacon Truffles
- 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 14 oz tub vanilla frosting
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon whole milk
- 3 tablespoons shortening
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 6 slices maple flavored bacon cooked, drained and crumbled
- Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, add the powdered sugar, milk, frosting and maple syrup. Stir until blended.
- Roll the truffle filling into 1 inch balls and place on cookie sheet.
- Cover and freeze for 20 minutes while preparing the chocolate coating.
- In a double broiler or small saucepan, melt shortening on low heat and gradually stir in chocolate chips. Cook until chips are completely melted.
- Pour melted chocolate into a small mixing bowl.
- Dip a truffle ball into the chocolate with the help of an inserted toothpick. Allow any excess chocolate to run off.
- Gently place the chocolate coated truffle back onto the cookie sheet and remove the toothpick.
- mmediately sprinkle 1 teaspoon of crumbled bacon on top of the truffle before the chocolate hardens. Repeat with the remaining truffles.
- Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.