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Sweet Cherry Truffles

Makes: 24 servings Yield: about 24 truffles
Prep 1 hr Chill 1 hr
Sweet Cherry Truffles
Ingredients
  • 1 12  ounce package  semisweet chocolate pieces or one 11-1/2-ounce package milk chocolate pieces
  • 1/3  cup  whipping cream
  • 4  teaspoons  cherry brandy (optional)
  • 2  tablespoons  finely chopped candied cherries
  •  Unsweetened cocoa powder
  •  Finely chopped walnuts, toasted
  •  Powdered sugar
Directions

1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside. In a heavy medium saucepan, combine chocolate pieces and whipping cream. Cook and stir constantly over low heat until chocolate melts. Remove saucepan from heat; cool slightly. If desired, stir in cherry brandy. Beat truffle mixture with an electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Stir in cherries. Chill about 1 hour or until firm.

2. Shape chilled chocolate mixture into 3/4- to 1-inch balls. Roll balls in cocoa powder, finely chopped walnuts, and/or powdered sugar. Makes about 24 truffles.

From the Test Kitchen
  • Place truffles in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts (Sweet Cherry Truffles)
  • Servings Per Recipe 24,
  • Other Carb () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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