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Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles Recipe

Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles Recipe

I've given these delectable candies with a nutty surprise inside to teachers and friends. —Debra Pedrazzi, Ayer, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 4 milk chocolate candy bars (1.55 ounces each)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 24 whole hazelnuts
  • 1 cup ground hazelnuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, sift together confectioners' sugar and cocoa; set aside.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, melt candy bars and butter. Add cream and reserved cocoa mixture. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until mixture is thickened and smooth. Pour into an 8-in. square dish. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 3. Using a melon baller or spoon, shape candy into 1-in. balls; press a hazelnut into each. Reshape balls and roll in ground hazelnuts. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.

Reviews for Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"So quick and easy to make and very elegant to serve and give as a gift. Thank you!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2015

"I didn't use whole hazelnuts but it didn't take away from how yummy and easy to make these truffles are. Gave them out as gifts for my dinner guests during the holidays."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2014

"Decadent and rich! I took out the hazelnut inside, but it was still fantastic. Giving these as Christmas gifts this year."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2009

"GREAT RECIPE. I DID MODIFY IT THE SECOND TIME I MADE IT THOUGH, AND ELIMINATED THE HAZELNUTS INSIDE, AND ADDED ORANGE EXTRACT TO THE MIXTURE. A HUGE HIT!!

BRENDA SUTTER
HOUSE SPRINGS, MO."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2008

"Can a healthier dark chocolate be substituted for the milk chocolate?"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2008

"Have made these for a few years. They are a hit. They compare to Ferre Roche"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2008

"These are Hazelnut truffles I made for the State Fair...

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2007

"I made two batches of these this year for Christmas, this has become a new yearly tradition."

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