Truffles are probably the easiest, most foolproof candy there is to make, and this recipe is as simple as it gets. Just pour warm vanilla-infused cream over chopped chocolate, whisk until smooth, and let chill until set. Then scoop out small mounds of the hardened chocolate, roll them into balls with your hands, and dust them in cocoa powder. Serve these little treats at a cocktail or dinner party, give them as gifts for Christmas, or add them to a cookie plate.
What to buy: We love Guittard Chocolate Company’s 72% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate, which is available in small wafers—perfect for melting. You can find it in some groceries, and online.