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Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

about 2-1/2 dozen

I love chocolate truffles, so you can imagine my delight when I came across the recipe for these dark and decadent confections. The hint of orange makes them deliciously different from other candies. —Theresa Young, McHenry, Illinois

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) dark chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Directions

  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Gradually stir in cream until blended. Stir in extract. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Refrigerate until firm. Shape into 3/4-in. balls. Roll in sugar.

Nutrition Facts

1 truffle: 82 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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