Key Lime Pie Truffles

These bite sized key lime pie truffles are melt-in-your-mouth delicious! They’re easy and fun to make, yet they look like a fancy, sophisticated dessert.

Is there anything better than poppable pie?

I’m gonna have to say no to that.

I mean, unless you find a genie in a bottle who will grant you infinity wishes…but I heard that wish is against the genie rulebook…

So…we’ll have to stick with poppable pie.

 

Let me break this down for you…I made Key lime Pie Truffles…And they’re basically the easiest treats ever.

Key Lime Pie Truffles | Cookies and Cups

I started with a bag of white chocolate chips, and the added one can of frosting.

I actually used the Duncan Hines Key Lime Frosting Creations Flavor Packet and added to their base frosting…
 photo IMG_8778_zps520026cc.jpgI’ve used their Frosting Creations before here and here…I generally add them to my own buttercream recipe which works just as well, but this time I was in a time pinch and had their easy starter can on-hand.

Just stir in the flavor packet into the plain frosting and it’s instantly Key Lime Pie Frosting!
 photo IMG_8788_zpsb4e43304.jpgThen grab yourself a bag of white chocolate chips…
 photo IMG_8785_zps9946311b.jpgMelt them in the microwave or over a double boiler…
 photo IMG_8793_zps57efd723.jpgJust stir your frosting into the melted white chips.

I added the zest of one lime to the mix to punch up the lime flavor…
 photo IMG_8796_zpscb61e52b.jpgSpread that into a shallow pan, and pop it in the fridge to chill for about 15-20 minutes.  Just enough to make it less sticky.
 photo IMG_8800_zpsbc955b34.jpgMeanwhile, crush up some graham crackers…
 photo IMG_8803_zps85fdfdc4.jpgAnd when the lime filling is chilled, form mixture into truffle sized balls and roll in the graham cracker mixture…
 photo IMG_8806_zps97767ad2.jpgAnd honestly that’s it!
 photo IMG_8808_zpse9bef7fc.jpgLove these little treats. They are fancy enough to serve to guests, or give as gifts, but simple enough for a fun snack!
 photo IMG_8822_zps1123bfe3.jpg

 

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Key Lime Pie Truffles

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 60 truffles 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Refrigerator
  • Cuisine: French

Description

These bite sized key lime pie truffles are melt-in-your-mouth delicious! They’re easy and fun to make, yet they look like a fancy, sophisticated dessert.


Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz) can frosting (2 cups)
  • 1 (.10 oz) Key Lime Flavor Packet
  • 1 (12 oz) package white chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • *optional ~ zest of one lime
  • crushed graham crackers

Instructions

  1. Mix flavor packet into frosting. Set aside.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl, or over a double boiler ,melt white chocolate chips until just melted.
  3. Stir frosting into the melted chips.
  4. Spread the mixture into a shallow pan (to chill quickly) and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes. Enough so it’s not quite so sticky.
  5. Remove from refrigerator and form into tablespoon sized balls, then roll in graham crackers to coat.

Notes

store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

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51 Responses

  1. deana

    I have to agree with Tracy about looking Awesome. I am going to have to save this in my cupcake folder and make these.

  2. Johnetta

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  3. Martha T

    I have been wondering if the flavor packets would work with homemade buttercream — so glad to know that they will. Now maybe I will try some! Thanks for sharing.

  4. Cindy

    Well I really messed up the Buckeye Brownie cookies but I think I can handle these — maybe. The cookies ended up more like brownies because I put them in a muffin tin and filled them pretty full, but you could still eat them.. Chocolate & peanut butter, how bad can they be???

    Key Lime is my daughter-in-laws favorite so I will give them a try, also! (I wonder how badly I’ll mess these up) LOL

  5. Teddi

    If the Duncan Hines Lime flavor packet is NOT available, what can you substitute to obtain a similar flavor for the Key Lime Truffles?

  6. TB

    Is it possible to substitute something else in place of the Duncan Hines Key Lime packets if they’re not available in my area? Thanks.

  7. Erika

    Sounds soooo yummy! I’ll have to figure out a way of making these without the store-bought frosting because I can’t find it here… Anyways, love the idea of poppable pie!!!

  8. Stacey

    I made these today for a “My Favorite Things Party” and they are delicious! I found key lime frosting at the store and added the lime zest. My 7 year old loves them and its hard to keep her away from them.

  9. Stacey

    I made these today for a “My Favorite Things Party” and they are delicious! I found key lime frosting at the store and added the lime zest. My 7 year old loves them and its hard to keep her away from them.

  10. Shelley

    Hi Shelly,
    Just made these for my daughters wedding reception but since the frosting packets are no longer available in our area, I substituted an unsweetened pkt of lemon lime Koolaid added to the frosting…..seemed to work perfectly! They flew off the dessert table in no time! I did the same thing with lemon Koolaid and rolled them in vanilla wafer crumbs. Next time, I’d like to figure out something meringue-y to dip the lemon ones in. Anyway, huge hit….Thanks!

    1. Shelly

      WHat a fantastic idea!! I sometimes hate using ingredients that are new or might not be around a long time, but you found the perfect solution!

  11. Sherri

    I made these for my daughter’s bridal shower. Everyone was amazed, they were the favorite food at the shower. I couldn’t find the flavor packets, so I just used a can of key lime frosting, & the lime zest. I let the dough get really cold in the fridge, but it scooped out easy with a spoon. I wore disposable kitchen gloves to roll the balls out & they came out uniform. Very easy, & very delicious! I think I’ll try the recipe with other flavored frosting. Thanks so much!

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