Amaretto Truffle Bars
64
bars
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME

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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Line 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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.

Tip #1

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

Tip #2

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

Nutrition

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

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  December 16, 2017

This is my new holiday favorite! It was easy to make the first time, although the layers would have been more even had I been more careful spreading each layer. The taste was just right; rich chocolatey flavor but not too sweet with a touch of amaretto. Presentation was nice (I found holiday mini-muffin papers) and bite-sized pieces were appreciated when part of a big buffet.

— says Martha
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  December 19, 2011

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

— says Tiffany
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