Chocolate Truffles

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Ingredients

 · 6 ounces baking chocolate
 · 2 tablespoons butter
 · 1 cup heavy whipping cream
 · 1 cup chocolate chips
 · 1 tablespoon shortening
 · 1 cup nuts

Preparation

1

Line cookie sheet with foil. In a saucepan, melt baking chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly; stir in the butter until melted. Remove from heat; stir in the whipping cream. Pour the mixture intoa bowl. Refrigerate for 20 minutes, stirring frequently, just until thick enough to hold a shape. Drop the mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lined cookie sheet. Return to the refrigerator until firm enough. Shape into balls and freeze them uncovered for 30 minutes. In a saucepan, heat chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, until chocolate is melted; remove from heat. Using two forks, dip and roll chocolate balls, one at a time, into the melted chocolate; tap off excess chocolate. Place on lined cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with nuts. Refrigerate the truffles until chocolate is set and enjoy!

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Ingredients

 · 6 ounces baking chocolate
 · 2 tablespoons butter
 · 1 cup heavy whipping cream
 · 1 cup chocolate chips
 · 1 tablespoon shortening
 · 1 cup nuts

Directions

1

Line cookie sheet with foil. In a saucepan, melt baking chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly; stir in the butter until melted. Remove from heat; stir in the whipping cream. Pour the mixture intoa bowl. Refrigerate for 20 minutes, stirring frequently, just until thick enough to hold a shape. Drop the mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lined cookie sheet. Return to the refrigerator until firm enough. Shape into balls and freeze them uncovered for 30 minutes. In a saucepan, heat chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, until chocolate is melted; remove from heat. Using two forks, dip and roll chocolate balls, one at a time, into the melted chocolate; tap off excess chocolate. Place on lined cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with nuts. Refrigerate the truffles until chocolate is set and enjoy!

Chocolate Truffles

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