Irish Cream Truffles

Irish Cream Truffles
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1 Review
These rich, dense chocolate candies are a special treat for everyone.
25 min
Prep Time
3:55
Total Time
36 truffles

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.

Directions

  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. 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. 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 truffle)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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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