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Candy- Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mitzi McBride
Added: Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. whipping cream (heavy cream)
1/3 c. sugar
6 Tbls. salted butter
1 cup 60% dark cocoa chocolate chips
1 tsp. mexican vanilla

Coating:
2 c. semisweet or milk chocolate chips
2 Tbls. vegetable shortening or canola oil

Directions:
Directions:
1. Mix cream, sugar, and butter in saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add 1 cup chocolate chips and stir until chips are melted. Add vanilla. Pour into bowl and cool stirring occasionally. Cover and chill in refrigerator several hours or overnight to allow mixture to ripen and harden.
2. Remove from fridge and form into 1/2 inch balls, working quickly to prevent melting. Place on wax paper on a cookie sheet. Chill again several hours.
3. To make chocolate coating, melt 2 cups chocolate chips with shortening or oil on top of a double boiler. Remove from heat and allow to cool to 85 F stirring constantly. Dip each truffle into chocolate w/ fork; gently tap fork on side of bowl to remove excess coating. Invert candies onto wax paper.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30 truffles
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are way tasty and fairly easy to make!

 

 

 

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