Luscious Chocolate Truffles

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • Melt 1 cup of chocolate chips in a heavy 2-qt saucepan over low heat stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in margarine. Stir in whipping cream and liqueur. Refrigerate 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently, just until thick enough to hold shape.
  • Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Shape into balls. (If mixture is too sticky, refrigerate until firm enough to shape.
  • Freeze 30 minutes.
  • Heat shortening and remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth; remove from heat.
  • Dip truffles, one at a time, into chocolate. Return to foil-lined cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle some or all of the truffles with your desired toppings (nuts, cocoa, coconut).
  • Refrigerate about 10 minutes or until coating is set. Drizzle some of them with a glaze of the powdered sugar and milk if desired.
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