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Cakespy: Chocolate Covered Potato Kisses

Turns out, potato is a surprisingly versatile candy filling, working very well with a variety of flavors and textures and making for a texture that is surprisingly creamy. This recipe for Potato Kisses is rich with sweetened coconut. And of course, like so many things, it's even better with a rich coating of dark chocolate. More

Cakespy: Carrot Cake Truffles

Composed of dense carrot cake mixed with cream cheese to form a decadent filling, a coating of high-quality white chocolate adds a sweet finish, making for a hoppy, er, happy eating experience. Even if you don't capture the Easter Bunny, your happiness is pretty much guaranteed. More

Rosemary Truffles

Chocolate truffles are incredibly easy to make and can be flavored with just about anything. This recipe combines a rosemary and orange-infused ganache with 66% chocolate. The truffles have a nice earthy flavor from the herb, a bright citrus finish, and a rich chocolate to support the combination. More

Serious Chocolate: Brazilian Brigadeiros

The brigadeiro is a chocolate truffle-like candy named after a Brazilian air force leader who ran for president several times during the 1940s. During his campaign, Brazilian women raised money for him by selling sweet chocolate balls made with condensed milk, and called them brigadeiros for short. More

Cook the Book: Salted Caramel-Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles

When I was 16 years old I had a giant crush on this guy who was a few years older than me and pretty much perfect in my young punk rock-obsessed mind. When Valentine's Day rolled around I decided that the best way for me to let him know how I felt was to make him a batch of chocolate truffles—I was confident that these truffles would turn out so delicious that he wouldn't be able to resist me. Despite my lack of candy making experience, the truffles turned out pretty well. I lovingly wrapped them and went to meet my crush. More

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