ISSUE 1: MidKnight Snacks: Halloween Truffles

Halloween truffles are a great treat to make

Anneka deVries, Staff writer

Halloween is around the corner and it’s the perfect time to make some delicious treats! These Halloween-themed chocolate truffles are so delicious and fun to make. It is also a great dessert to bring to parties and events, it’s something different than the cookies and cupcakes everyone brings.

The prep time is around 30 minutes long, the cooking time and refrigerate time are both around an hour. This recipe makes around 24 truffles so you can double, half…etc. the recipe depending on the amount you would like to make!


  • 12 oz Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sweet cream butter (softened)
  • 1 cup Heavy whipping cream
  • Halloween colored sprinkles
  • Cookie sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Small cookie scoop or spoon
  • 9×9 glass dish


  1.  Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper then set it off to the side.
  2. Put chocolate and butter into a large bowl then set it off to the side.
  3. In a small saucepan, heat heavy whipping cream until it starts boiling.
  4. Pour whipping cream over chocolate mixture in the bowl and let it sit for two minutes.
  5. Whisk until smooth.
  6.  Pour the mixture into the 9×9 baking pan.
  7. Refrigerate for at least one hour(or until firm enough)
  8. Pour Halloween sprinkles into a large bowl.
  9.  Using the scooper, scoop out some of the truffle mixtures and roll it into a ball.
  10. Roll the truffle into the sprinkles and place the ball on the cookie sheet.
  11. Repeat until all of the truffle mixtures has been used.
  12. Put the truffles in a container with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate for at least one hour (or until firm)
  13. Store in refrigerator.

The truffles were amazing! They are a delicious treat for any chocolate lover. The smooth texture of the chocolate goes great with sprinkles and everything was really easy to make. The truffles are a great thing to make for parties and gatherings.