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Commercial RecipeHERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Truffles


3 hours 1 minute
6 dozen truffles

When you're looking for a way to elevate your dessert menu or offer a bite-size moment of bliss, it’s time to make HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Truffles. Your customers will love these deliciously decadent bites featuring HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips. Serve next to a tasting glass of merlot for a fun after-dinner pairing.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
1 minute
Cool Time
3 hours


  • 1 lb. 8 oz.
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips (Item# 14122)
  • 12 fl. oz.
    heavy cream
  • 3-1⁄2 oz.
    sifted HERSHEY'S Cocoa, Natural (Item# 63505)
  • 6 Tbsp.
    sifted powdered sugar



Prepare TRUFFLES: Combine HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips and heavy cream in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.


Prepare COATING*: Stir together sifted HERSHEY'S Cocoa and sifted powdered sugar in large bowl. Set aside.


Using #60 scoop, shape truffle mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball in COATING and/or various coatings of your choice. Cover; store in refrigerator.


Step 2: Other coatings can replace cocoa mixture such as HERSHEY'S Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, HEATH Toffee Bits, toasted coconut, chopped nuts, powdered sugar, small candy pieces, etc.