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Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Fliss

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6
ounces semisweet baking chocolate or white chocolate baking bars, chopped
2
tablespoons butter
1/4
cup heavy whipping cream
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips or white vanilla baking chips
1
tablespoon shortening
Finely chopped nuts or candy decorations, if desired

Directions:
Directions:
1
Line cookie sheet with foil. In 2-quart saucepan, melt baking chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly; stir in butter until melted and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in whipping cream. Pour mixture into small bowl. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, just until thick enough to hold a shape.
2
Drop mixture by rounded measuring teaspoonfuls onto lined cookie sheet. Return to refrigerator 5 to 10 minutes or until firm enough to shape. Shape into balls. Freeze uncovered 30 minutes.
3
In 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth; remove from heat. Using 2 forks, dip and roll chocolate balls, one at a time, into melted chocolate; tap off excess chocolate. Place on lined cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with nuts. If chocolate has cooled too much, reheat. Repeat with remaining chocolate balls.
4
Refrigerate truffles about 10 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store in covered container in refrigerator. Remove from refrigerator about 10 minutes before serving.

 

 

 

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