Chocolate Cream Bonbons Recipe
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Chocolate Cream Bonbons Recipe

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My grandmother gave me this tasty recipe when I was a girl. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of her huge kitchen and all the delicious treats she made.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:72 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 72 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup ground pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups (18 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 84 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, pecans, milk and butter. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip balls in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. (If balls are too soft to dip, place in the freezer for a few minutes first.) Yield: about 6 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Cream Bonbons in Country Woman Christmas 1996, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 84 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 13 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.

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Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"cant get enough of them!"

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Reviewed Sep. 2, 2009

"My mother also made these and they are delicious! You can delete the pecans and add different extracts to the mixture like rum, cherry, maple,or peppermint. In addition, coconut can be rolled into mixture before dipping in chocolate.D.Vogt"

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