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Tempting Truffles

 Tempting Truffles
These melt-in-your mouth morsels are sure to woo your truelove...and anyone else who has a sweet tooth! Our Test Kitchen staff came up with the recipe for the silky smooth truffles.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2 milk chocolate candy bars (1.55 ounces each), chopped
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped hazelnuts or almonds

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, heat cream and butter over medium heat for 2-3
  • minutes or until bubbles form around the edge of pan, stirring
  • constantly. Remove from the heat. Add extract, candy bars and
  • semisweet chocolate; stir until smooth. Press plastic wrap onto
  • surface of mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
  • Shape into 12 balls; roll in nuts. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until
  • firm. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: One truffle equals 96 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 13 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.