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Easy Chocolate Truffles

 Easy Chocolate Truffles
My children and I often make these super-easy chocolate balls during the holiday season to dress up our cookie trays and gift baskets. For added color, the balls can be rolled in nonpareils, sprinkles or ground nuts.
36 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + cooling


  • 4 cups (24 ounce) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Colored nonpareils and sprinkles


  • In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips; stir until
  • smooth. Stir in milk, almond extract and salt. Cool to room
  • temperature. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in nonpareils and
  • sprinkles. Store in an airtight container. Yield: About 6 dozen
  • (about 2-1/4 pounds).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 125 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 24 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.