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by Sue Z on March 12, 2005 05:00 PM
Chocolate Truffles
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These chocolates are so spectacular, your friends will think you purchased them at the candy shop.

1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces (6 ounces)

1/3 cup butter (no substitutes)

1/4 cup milk

1 large beaten egg yolk

2 Tbs rum, brandy, kirsch, amaretto, hazelnut liqueur, coffee liqueur, praline liqueur, orange liqueur, or 'orange juice'

1- 2 oz melted chocolate
48 purchased foil candy cups (optional)

1/2 cup finely chopped nuts, candy sprinkles or coconut (optional)

1-2 oz melted white baking pieces (optional)

In a microwave-safe 4-cup measure combine chocolate pieces, butter, and milk. Microwave, uncovered, on 100 percent power (high) for 1 to 2-1/2 minutes or until soft enough to stir smooth, stirring once during cooking.

Gradually stir about half of the hot mixture into beaten egg yolk. Return to the 4-cup measure. Microwave, uncovered, about 1 minute or until bubbly, stirring after every 30 seconds.

Stir in liquor, liqueur, or orange juice. Cover and chill about 1 hour or until mixture is cool, evenly thick, and smooth, stirring occasionally.

Beat chocolate mixture with an electric mixer on medium speed about 2 minutes or until slightly fluffy and lighter in color. Cover and chill about 15 minutes or until mixture holds its shape.

Drop from a slightly rounded teaspoon measure onto a baking sheet lined with waxed paper.

Cover and chill about 30 minutes or until firm.

If desired, dip in melted chocolate; place in
foil candy cups. Sprinkle with nuts, candy sprinkles, or coconut, or drizzle with melted white baking pieces.

Or, instead of dipping, roll balls in nuts, candy sprinkles, or coconut.

Makes 48 pieces (about 3/4 pound).

Nutrition Facts
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Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information provided by the recipe author.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 31.00
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2.00g 3%
Saturated Fat 1.00g 5%
Cholesterol 8.00mg 2%
Sodium 14.00mg 0%
Carbohydrates 2.00g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.00g 0%
Protein 0.00g 0%

Y U M!!!!!!! [Wink]
Sue z [wayey]

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by weezie13 on March 14, 2005 02:58 AM
We need a drooling gremalin here!!!

Those sound soooooooooooooo good!!! [thumb] [Cool]

Weezie

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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by Sue Z on March 14, 2005 05:58 PM
LOL! And with those low calories, we can

have 2 or 3 a day, weezie. [Big Grin] [muggs]

Sue Z [wayey]

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