Buttercreams
60
candies
1 hr 10 min
PREP TIME
03 hrs 40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Filling

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla  

4 cups powdered sugar

Coating

1 (12-ounce) package (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening

 

Chocolate shavings, chocolate sprinkles or decorator sprinkles, as desired

 

 *Substitute almond, orange or rum extract.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Add vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Beat at low speed, gradually adding powdered sugar, until well mixed. (If mixture is too soft, cover and refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to form balls.)

  2. STEP 2

    Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of mixture into 1-inch balls. Place onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Cover loosely; refrigerate 2 hours or overnight until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes or until smooth. Dip buttercreams into chocolate mixture using fork to turn and remove; let excess chocolate drip off. Place onto waxed paper-lined baking sheet.Garnish with chocolate shavings, chocolate sprinkles and decorator sprinkles as desired. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to set.

Nutrition

80Calories
4Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
20Sodium (mg)
10Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
0Protein (g)

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  December 29, 2017

I followed the recipe as listed and these things are amazing!! I just got them out from chilling and wonder if I should go ahead and make another batch. Quite possibly the best candy recipe yet and I've made a lot of candy!!!

— says Jennifer
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ChallengingA breeze
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  December 18, 2017

anyone using issues with them not being thick enough needs to add crumbled cake to mixture before finishing the mix.

— says Joseph
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