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Amaretto Dessert Truffles

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Ingredients
  Semi sweet chocolate squares 12
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Amaretto 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped almonds/Finely chopped cocoa 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Melt chocolate in top of a double boiler.
Remove from heat, and add butter, stirring in 1 tablespoon at a time.
Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored.
Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot mixture into yolks, add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.
Stir in whipping cream and amaretto.
Return to heat, and cook 1 minute or until mixture is thickened and smooth, stirring constantly.
Cover and refrigerate overnight or until firm enough to roll into balls.
Roll truffles in chopped almonds or cocoa.
Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Servings: 
14

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 261 Calories from Fat 182

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g54.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 55.6 mg18.5%

Sodium 7 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 14.4 g

Protein 3 g6.1%

Vitamin A 4.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.8% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Amaretto Dessert Truffles Recipe