Tempting Truffles


These melt-in-your mouth morsels are sure to woo your truelove...and anyone else who has a sweet tooth! Our Test Kitchen staff came up with the recipe for the silky smooth truffles.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
12 servings


  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 ½ teaspoons butter

  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract

  • 2 (1.55 ounce) bars milk chocolate candy bars, chopped

  • 2 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped

  • cup finely chopped hazelnuts or almonds


  1. In a small saucepan, heat cream and butter over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until bubbles form around the edge of pan, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Add extract, candy bars and semisweet chocolate; stir until smooth. Press plastic wrap onto surface of mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.

  2. Shape into 12 balls; roll in nuts. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Store in the refrigerator.


Nutritional Analysis: One truffle equals 96 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 13 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.