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Cream Cheese Candy Recipes


Cream cheese adds an irresistable tang to your treats, and keeps candies from becoming too sweet. It's perfect paired with chocolate, citrus, honey, or even Oreo cookies! So don't let bagels have all the fun--try one of these cream cheese candy recipes today.

1. Cream Cheese and Honey Truffles

Cream Cheese Honey Truffles
(c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Cream Cheese and Honey Truffles combine the tang of cream cheese and the floral sweetness of honey with rich chocolate in these easy, delicious truffle candies. You can use any honey you have on hand, but if you want to really taste it, be sure to use a strong, robust honey that can stand up to the chocolate and cream cheese flavors.

2. Cheesecake Pops

Cheesecake Pops
(c) 2010 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Cheesecake Pops are delicious balls of real cheesecake, covered in bright candy coating and served on a lollipop stick. You can use any flavor of baked cheesecake you like, and can substitute white or milk chocolate for the dark chocolate coating.

3. Oreo Truffles

oreo truffles
(c) 2007 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
This recipe for Oreo Truffles calls for only three ingredients: Oreos, cream cheese, and chocolate! They may be quick and simple, but they taste like a million bucks.

4. Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries
(c) 2012 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Strawberries make an excellent cheesecake topping, so it stands to reason these two flavors would be delicious paired together in a candy. In this recipe, fresh strawberries are filled with a homemade cheesecake mixture, made from mascarpone cheese flavored with a touch of vanilla and lemon. The filling is light, springy, and the perfect match for the ripe, juicy berries.

5. Cherry Cheesecake Balls

Cherry Cheesecake Balls photo
(c) 2011 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Cherry Cheesecake Balls are luscious balls of real cheesecake, mixed with fresh cherries and covered with a layer of chocolate. These candies are a fun way to use up leftover cheesecake, and the recipe can be scaled up or down depending on what you have on hand.

6. Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Squares

Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake photo
(c) 2011 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Squares are a simple way to enjoy rich, creamy cheesecake in small, portable bites. These elegant squares are perfect treats for showers, parties, or teas. Experiment with different dipping chocolates and decorations (nuts, coconut, sprinkles, etc) to make a wide variety of different cheesecake bites!

7. Mocha Cheesecake Truffles

Mocha Cheesecake Truffles photo
(c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
The rich filling in these Mocha Cheesecake Truffles, made from chocolate, coffee, and cream cheese, will have you thinking you're eating a slice of mocha cheesecake! The beautiful marbled pattern on the chocolate coating is the crowning touch that makes these truffles taste as good as they look!

8. Cream Cheese Rosettes

cream cheese rosettes
(c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Cream Cheese Rosettes are elegant bite-sized candies that taste like sweet cream cheese with a light hint of lemon.

9. Peanut Pretzel Toffee Truffles

Peanut Pretzel Toffee Truffles photo
(c) 2013 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Peanut Pretzel Toffee Truffles are easy truffles made with peanut butter and cream cheese. They're packed with bits of crunchy toffee and salty pretzels, for a sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy treat!

10. Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

chocolate truffle
(c) 2008 Elizabeth LaBau, licensed to About.com, Inc.
This recipe for chocolate cream cheese truffles is simple, and produces deliciously creamy truffles with a deep chocolate taste
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