Cognac truffles

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 Squares (1-oz) unsweetened chocolate
1¼ cup Confectioners' sugar
⅓ cup Butter
3 Egg yolks (I use the whites to make macaroons or meringue cookies)
1 teaspoon Vanilla -or-
2 tablespoons Cognac

From: hz225wu@... (Micaela Pantke) (collection) Date: Tue, 27 Jul 93 13:15:48 +0200 From: mjkelly+@... (Mary Jane Kelly) Melt chocolate. Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Cream together. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time. Stir in melted chocolate and flavouring. Chill mixture. Break off pieces and form into balls. Roll in coating. Air-dry 1 hour. Store in air-tight container in very cool place. Makes about fifty truffles.

Suggested coatings: ground almonds or other nuts, cocoa, more melted chocolate, confectioners' sugar, coconut, chocolate or coloured jimmies.

Note that this uses raw egg yolks. I find a melon baller to be very handy in forming the truffles.

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