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Austrian Chocolate Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Taste of Home

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1/3 cup butter, cubed
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
Glaze:
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons milk

Directions:
Directions:
In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, egg, yolk, extract and chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in nuts. Shape into 3/4-in. balls and place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool.

For glaze, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Add the extract, sugar and milk and mix well. Dip tops of cookies into glaze; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in airtight containers. Makes 2-3 dozen.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These chocolate balls are a good addition for holiday gatherings, or even to share. They're not too sweet and the glaze makes them look nice.

 

 

 

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