Tempting Truffles Recipe

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Tempting Truffles Recipe
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Tempting Truffles Recipe

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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.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon 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.
Originally published as Tempting Truffles in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 96 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon 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
  1. 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.
  2. Shape into 12 balls; roll in nuts. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Tempting Truffles in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p41

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Ma-D User ID: 5659805 65695
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2010

"This is the TRUE French way of making truffles! It's easy and ohh so perfect!"

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