Cheesecake Truffle Skewers

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 180
  • Chill Time 2 h 30 min
  • Makes: 12 skewers

Ingredients

  • 8 oz 1 pkg cream cheese, room temperature 250 g
  • ½ cup icing sugar 125 mL
  • 2 tbsp vanilla instant pudding powder 30 mL
  • 1 tbsp butter, room temperature 15 mL
  • ½ tsp vanilla 2 mL
  • 1½ cups assorted toppings such as graham cracker crumbs, sprinkles,
    shredded coconut, crushed nuts
    375 mL
  • 12 wooden skewers

Directions

  • Step 1

    Using an electric mixer (stand or hand-held) on medium speed, beat the cream cheese, icing sugar, pudding powder, butter and vanilla until smooth, about 3 min. Transfer the batter into a cake pan or other dish and freeze 2 hr.

  • Step 2

    Using a spoon or melon baller, scoop out the batter and use hands to roll into 1-in. (2.5-cm) diameter balls. Make 24 balls. Place cheesecake truffles on parchment-paper lined baking sheet.

  • Step 3

    Spread each topping on a separate plate. Roll truffles in toppings to coat; return to sheet. Freeze 30 min.

  • Step 4

    Thread 2 cheesecake truffles onto skewers and freeze or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tip

Get creative with toppings! Fun options include crumbled cookies, chocolate shavings, sprinkles, mini chocolate chips, shredded coconut, crushed roasted or candied nuts, chopped candy bars and finely chopped dried fruit.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1 skewer)
  • Calories 140
  • Fat 8 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Carbs 16 g
  • Sugar 10 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0.2 mg
  • Fibre 0 g
  • Sodium 200 mg