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Amaretto Cream Truffles Recipe
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Amaretto Cream Truffles Recipe

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The velvety texture of the almond filling with the sensational chocolate coating make these truffles truly heavenly. I like to give them as gifts during the holidays.—Sherry Day, Pinckney, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 60 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place chocolates in a small bowl. In a small saucepan, bring cream just to a boil. Pour over chocolates; whisk until smooth. Stir in Amaretto and vanilla. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Cover and refrigerate for 1-1/2 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cocoa. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-in. balls; roll in cocoa mixture. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 30 servings.
Originally published as Amaretto Cream Truffles in Taste of Home December/January 2012, p65

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 60 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Amaretto Cream Truffles(12)

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Reviewed Dec. 20, 2013

These are rich and creamy and decadent. The Amaretto really gives it great flavor. These would be good with Irish cream or some other flavoring also.

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2013

MADE THESE FOR THE STORE AND RAY'S FAMILY, STATED THAT THEY WERE ADDICTIVE.

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

Great recipe! I made some for Christmas gifts and everyone loved them. So easy to make! This is easily one of my favorite recipes on Taste of Home!

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2012

Actually make it the lazy man way... I spread mixture on cookie sheet,sprinkle topping over all, and break up like bark. mmmmmm.

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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2012

I used Hershey's chocolate and people actually though I had used an imported chocolate because it was so creamy, smooth and rich. Best truffles I have ever made.

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