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Les Truffles au Chocolat

 Les Truffles au Chocolat
These decadent dipped balls have the wonderful combination of chocolate and orange. If it's more convenient, make them a day ahead of time and store them in the fridge overnight to chill.—Sally Gregg, Twinsburg, Ohio
36 ServingsPrep: 45 min. + chilling


  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 5 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa


  • In a small heavy saucepan, combine the chocolate chips and butter.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from the
  • heat. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, cream, orange juice
  • concentrate and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until
  • firm.
  • Working quickly, shape into 1-in. balls; roll in cocoa. Store in an
  • airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 truffle equals 84 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.