Chocolate Rum Truffles Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Semi sweet chocolate8 Ounce
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg yolks3
 Dark rum3 Tablespoon
 Unsweetened cocoa powder1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 405 Calories from Fat 271

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.1%

Saturated Fat 18.7 g93.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 132.9 mg

Sodium 14.1 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.5%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 7 g13.7%

Vitamin A 11.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.2% Iron 23.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Melt chocolate, butter in 2-quart Sauce Pan over medium-low heat; add egg yolks, rum; beat with wooden spoon or plastic whisk until well-blended; pour into bowl; refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
2. Shape mixture into thirty-six 1-inch balls (about 1 teaspoon each); roll in cocoa; refrigerate several hours or until serving time.
Makes 3 dozen
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