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Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles Recipe

Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles Recipe

I love chocolate truffles, so you can imagine my delight when I came across the recipe for these dark and decadent confections. The hint of orange makes them deliciously different from other candies.—Theresa Young, McHenry, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:33 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) dark chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Gradually stir in cream until blended. Stir in extract. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Refrigerate until firm. Shape into 3/4-in. balls. Roll in sugar. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 82 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.