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    Creme De Menthe Truffles

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    5 hrs

    1 hrs

    4 hrs

    Courtly's Note:

    These elegant truffles make a special gift. The creamy center melts in your mouth.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    truffles

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1 (10 ounce) package creme de menthe baking chips
    • 1 (12 ounce) package vanilla flavored candy coating
    • 2 drops green food coloring
    • powdered sugar or cocoa
    • 1/4 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine whipping cream and butter in 2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until butter is melted [4 to 5 minutes]. Add creme de menthe baking chips. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or freeze 1 hour until firm.
    2. 2
      Dust hands with powdered sugar or cocoa. Working quickly, shape mixture into 1 inch balls. Place balls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheet; refrigerate at least 2 hours.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, melt candy coating in deep 1 quart saucepan over low heat; stir until smooth. Stir in food color until well mixed. Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes.
    4. 4
      Remove truffles from refrigerator. Place 1 truffle in candy coating mixture. Use small spoon to coat truffle; immediately remove and place onto waxed paper. Repeat with remaining truffles. Refrigerate until coating is set.
    5. 5
      Drizzle each truffle with melted chocolate. Refrigerate until set. Place truffles in paper or foil candy cups. Store refrigerated in container with tight-fitting lid up to 2 weeks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creme De Menthe Truffles

    Serving Size: 1 (180 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 18.3
     
    Calories from Fat 16
    89%
    Total Fat 1.8 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 4.8 mg
    1%
    Sodium 7.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.6 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.4 g
    1%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    creme de menthe baking chips

    candy coating

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