Irish Cream Truffles
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Irish Cream Truffles

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

36
truffles
25 min
PREP TIME
03 hrs 55 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy 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

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

3 tablespoons Irish Cream liqueur  

2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

 

 *Substitute 1 teaspoon mint, vanilla, rum, or almond extract.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

    Sift cocoa into 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 30 minutes or until firm. Store refrigerated.

Nutrition

110Calories
9Fat (mg)
35Cholesterol (mg)
10Sodium (mg)
9Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  December 05, 2012

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.

— says Rachel
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