Irish Cream Truffles

Irish Cream Truffles

These rich, dense chocolate candies are a special treat for everyone.

25 min.prep time 3:55total time
36 truffles
131 Rating

Ingredients

1 cup whipping cream
1 pound high-quality real bittersweet chocolate, broken into 1-inch pieces
4 ounces high-quality real milk chocolate, broken into 1-inch pieces
2 teaspoons vanilla
Pinch of salt
3 tablespoons Irish Cream liqueur*
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

Directions

Place whipping cream, bittersweet chocolate and milk chocolate in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate melts (3 to 5 minutes). Stir in vanilla and salt.

Remove from heat; stir in all butter and liqueur until butter is melted. Pour truffle mixture into medium bowl. Cover; refrigerate until firm (3 to 4 hours).

Sift cocoa into medium shallow bowl. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of chocolate mixture into cocoa; roll to coat. Shape into balls; roll in cocoa again. Place gently on tray; refrigerate until firm (30 minutes). Store refrigerated.

* Substitute 1 teaspoon your favorite flavor extract.

Nutrition Facts (1 truffle)

Calories: 110

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 35mg

Sodium: 10mg

Carbohydrates: 9g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #7840©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Tasted really good, I coated mine in white chocolate but I found there was far too much butter in this recipe and ended up having to try (with great difficulty) to remove some of the melted butter from the mix. I would do this but with either less or no butter.

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