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Chocolate Orange Truffles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Roylance
Added: Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 - 12 oz package Semisweet chocolate Chips
1 cup Milk Chocolate Chips
3/4 cup whipping cream
1 teas grated orange peel
2-1/2 teas orange extract
1-1/2 cups finely chopped toasted pecans
Coating:
1 cup Milk chocolate chips (Or semisweet which ever you prefer)
2 Tbl Shortening (Don't substitute)

Directions:
Directions:
Place chocolate chips in a mixing bowl; set aside. In a saucepan, bring cream and orange peel to a gentle boil; immediately pour over chips. Let stand for 1 minute; whisk until smooth. Add extract. Cover and chill for 35 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Beat for 10 to 15 SECONDS or just until mixture lightens in color (Do not over beat). Spoon rounded teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Cover and chill for 5 minutes. Gently shape into balls; roll half in the chopped pecans. In a microwave or double boiler, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth Dip remaining balls in chocolate. Place on waxed paper to harden Store in the refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield: 6 dozen

 

 

 

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