Amaretto Truffle Bars

Amaretto Truffle Bars
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2 Reviews
Chocolate lovers get ready; this rich bar is sure to please!
30 min
Prep Time
1:30
Total Time
64 bars

Ingredients

Chocolate Layer

4 (1-ounce) squares
bittersweet chocolate baking bars
6 (1-ounce) squares
semi-sweet chocolate baking bars
1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

Filling

3 tablespoons
instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
3 tablespoons
amaretto liqueur*
1 tablespoon
milk
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 cups
powdered sugar

Topping

1 teaspoon
unsweetened cocoa
 
*Substitute 3 tablespoons milk plus 1 teaspoon almond extract.     

Directions

  1. Line 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges.
  2. Combine baking bars, 1/3 cup butter and whipping cream in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring often, until smooth. Reserve 1 cup mixture; set aside. Spread remaining chocolate mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Freeze about 30 minutes or until set.
  3. Combine pudding mix, 1/4 cup melted butter, amaretto, milk and vanilla in bowl; stir until well mixed. Add powdered sugar; beat at medium speed until smooth. Spread filling mixture over chocolate mixture in pan. Carefully pour reserved chocolate mixture over filling. Freeze about 30 minutes or until set.
  4. Lift bars out of pan using foil; cut into bars. Lightly sprinkle top of bars with cocoa. To serve, place bars in mini paper liners. Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

- Prepare pudding with leftover pudding mix. Combine remaining pudding mix from package with 1 1/4 cups milk. Follow mixing directions on package.

- Use fine sieve to sprinkle top of bars with cocoa.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories
60
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
7g
Protein
0g
Fat
3.5g
Sodium
20mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Oh my goodness this is recipe is SO yummy! For every new person I make it for, they BEG me for the recipe!

Rating

one of my favorite dessert bars! i have made it for the last few years during holidays after reading the recipe in a land o lakes flier. Make sure it is completely cool before you cut it or it gets very messy and ruins the presentation. I make the top layer slightly thinner than the bottom so that it is easier to cut. Really, cutting the bars is the only bad part about this recipe because the filling is much softer than the chocolate.

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