Rating: 4 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

Candied cherries and cherry brandy are the key to this easy chocolate truffle recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

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prep:
1 hr
chill:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
24
Yield:
about 24 truffles
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a baking sheet with parchment or 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.

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  • 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.

Tips

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

85 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 4mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 11g; mono fat 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 8g; protein 1g; sodium 3mg.
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