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Les Truffles au Chocolat

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. + chilling

Makes

3 dozen

These decadent dipped balls have the wonderful combination of chocolate and orange. If it's more convenient, make them a day ahead of time and store them in the fridge overnight to chill.—Sally Gregg, Twinsburg, Ohio
Les Truffles au Chocolat Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 5 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa

Directions

  1. In a small heavy saucepan, combine the chocolate chips and butter. Cook and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from the heat. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, cream, orange juice concentrate and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.
  2. Working quickly, shape into 1-in. balls; roll in cocoa. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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