Yield: 32 Pieces
|1 cup||Roasted & chopped hazelnuts (Oregon hazelnuts)|
|6 ounces||Semi-sweet chocolate pieces|
|½ cup||Heavy cream, whipped|
|¼ teaspoon||Rum flavoring|
Melt chocolate in double boiler or small bowl over hot water. If chocolate should stiffen, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening until smooth. Whip cream, add sugar and flavoring. Fold in slightly cooled chocolate. Chill until mixture is firm enough to form into balls, then roll in finely chopped hazelnuts. Chill until firm.
Store in refrigerator.
* COOKFDN brings you this recipe with permission from: * Oregon Hazelnut Industry and The Hazelnut Marketing Board