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Truffles

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Ingredients
  Sweet cooking chocolate 12 Ounce (3 Bars, 4 Ounce Each)
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), cut into pieces
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
  Ground filberts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), divided
  White cr�me de menthe 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cocoa 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Place chocolate in medium bowl.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 2 to 5 minutes, or until melted, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Stir in butter until melted.
Blend in eggs and egg yolks.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 minutes, or until very hot and thickened, stirring with wire whip several times.
Blend in 1 cup ground filberts and creme de menthe.
Refrigerate 3 hours, or until mixture is firm enough to shape into balls.
Shape into 1- to 1 1/2-in balls.
Mix remaining 3/4 cup filberts and the cocoa.
Roll balls in filbert mixture to coat.
Freeze in single layer on tray until firm.
Wrap, label and freeze no longer than 6 months.
To serve, unwrap 12 truffles and arrange in single layer on plate.
Microwave at 30% (Medium-Low) 1 minute, rearranging once.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Repeat, as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cocoa
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
180 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 492 Calories from Fat 403

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.6%

Saturated Fat 26 g130.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 144.5 mg48.2%

Sodium 33.1 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g6.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.1 g36.4%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 10 g19.6%

Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C 0.87%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 48.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Truffles Recipe