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Recipes – Famous Recipes – Choco-Cherry Truffles

Choco-Cherry Truffles
12  squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate
3  squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
1  can (about 14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1/4  teaspoon salt
2  tablespoons cherry-flavored liqueur (optional)
1/4  cup chopped nuts
1/2  cup maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
2  packages (6 ounces each) premium white chocolate baking bars
2  teaspoons vegetable oil
   Assorted colored sprinkles

1. Heat semisweet and unsweetened chocolate, sweetened condensed milk
and salt in saucepan over medium heat, stirring, until chocolate is
melted, 7 minutes. Remove from heat. Add liqueur if using, and nuts and
cherries. Cover surface directly with waxed paper; refrigerate until
cold, 1-1/2 hours. 

2. Using measuring tablespoon, or spoon, scoop out slightly heaping
tablespoon chocolate mixture; roll into smooth ball between hands. Place
on waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Continue with remainder. 

3. Melt white chocolate with oil in small saucepan over low heat,
stirring. Let stand until cool to touch, 1 minute. Using 2 forks, dip
balls into white chocolate. Transfer to waxed paper to dry. Decorate
with sprinkles. Makes 42 truffles. 

July 18, 2006 - Posted by | Candy, Candy Recipes, Chocolate, Famous Recipes, Recipes

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