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Microwave Truffles

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"'I love to entertain and try new recipes, so I couldn't wait to make these chocolaty confections for the holidays,' relates Joy Neustel of Jamestown, North Dakota. 'They're smooth, rich and so pretty topped with pecans. No one will ever guess how easy they are to make.'"
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Place 24 small foil candy cups in miniature muffin cups or on a baking sheet. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon pecans into each; set cups and remaining pecans aside. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate and butter. Microwave at 50% power for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted. Stir in cream and extract. Beat with an electric mixer until slightly thickened, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Immediately pour into prepared cups. Top with remaining pecans. Refrigerate until set.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.

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PLEASE READ THIS: You are such a lifesaver. I couldn't find another truffle recipe that looked good enough to try. But then I come over to this. This 3 hours left till the party I finally find t...

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The flavor was alright...didn't like the way they looked either. Wouldn't make them again :(

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PLEASE READ THIS: You are such a lifesaver. I couldn't find another truffle recipe that looked good enough to try. But then I come over to this. This 3 hours left till the party I finally find t...

Such a great easy recipe! Just as good as the ones that take all day to coat with chocolate, but they came together in just a few minutes. I made them yesterday and they seem to be holding up ju...

This is just as advertised! Smooth, creamy, easy to prepare, and everyone just kept sneaking them off the tray. I substituted a bit of vanilla and rum extract for the almond extract. I'm about t...

Wow, these are wonderful. I love cherries and did a slight twist - I added 1/8 cup of chopped maraschino cherries, changed the pecans to almonds, changed the semi-sweet chocolate to white chocol...

So easy! So great! I'm always a hero when I bring these to a party. Sometimes I add vanilla. The last time I added Frangelico and Kahlua and left out some of the cream. Delicious! I couldn...

Awesome fast recipe for truffles! I usually make them the old fashion way, with waiting till set, then forming into nalls and dipping into various toppings such as melted chocolate(white, milk, ...

The flavor was alright...didn't like the way they looked either. Wouldn't make them again :(

This was a great recipe for my first time trying truffles. I actually used a double boiler instead of the microwave, but used the same proportions. It definitely needed time to set in the cups.....

Made these for a wine & chocolate girls night. Super easy and everyone raved about them!