Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

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"Truffles make a great homemade gift at the holidays. Say thank you to a friend or co-worker with a nice box of truffles. Arrange several truffles in a pretty silver box or other tin; decorate inside of box with colorful wax paper. Wrap with bow. Re-usable tins are a nice keepsake, too."

Ingredients

3 h 20 m servings 59 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 59 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. In large saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  2. Pour into medium bowl. Cover and chill 2-3 hours or until firm.
  3. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in any of the listed coatings.
  4. Chill 1 hour or until firm. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
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Footnotes

  • Variations
  • Microwave: In 1-quart glass measure, combine chips and EAGLE BRAND(R). Microwave on full power (high) 3 minutes, stirring after 1 1/2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Proceed as directed above.
  • Amaretto: Omit vanilla. Add 3 tablespoons amaretto or other almond- flavored liqueur and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Roll in finely chopped toasted almonds.
  • Orange: Omit vanilla. Add 3 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur. Roll in finely chopped toasted almonds mixed with finely grated orange rind.
  • Rum: Omit vanilla. Add 1/4 cup dark rum. Roll in flaked coconut.
  • Bourbon: Omit vanilla. Add 3 tablespoons bourbon. Roll in finely chopped toasted nuts.
  • Tip
  • Place individual Chocolate Truffles into gold/silver foil candy wrappers and arrange on a tray for decadent dessert tray. Or serve with a cup of after dinner coffee as a 'mini' chocolate treat.
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This is a fairly good recipe, but it can be better. I find that the resulting truffles are too sweet. I prefer to use heavy cream (brought to a boil) instead of the sweetened condensed milk--thi...

This recipe is very simple & results in a delicately textured, creamy, rich and decadent truffle. The only reason I gave this 4* instead of 5* is that chilling resulted in the truffle mixture be...

These truffles will be as good as the chocolate chips you use, so use a good brand like Ghiradelli! I make these all of the time, and everyone always asks me to make them again. I also roll th...