Bournbon Truffles

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Serves: 6-8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 12 oz - bittersweet baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1.5 tbsp - cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tsp - vanilla
  • 9 tbsp - whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup - bourbon
  • 1 packet - shortbread cookies, crushed
  • 2 cups - finely chopped salted roasted pecans

How to Make Bournbon Truffles

  • In large microwavable bowl, mix chocolate, butter and vanilla.
  •   In small saucepan, cook whipping cream and bourbon over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until hot but not boiling. (Mixture will steam, and bubbles will form around edge of pan.)
  • Pour over chocolate mixture. Let stand 1 minute.
  • Stir chocolate mixture until melted and smooth. (If mixture doesn’t melt completely, microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds.)
  • Stir in crushed cookies. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. (Mixture can be prepared and refrigerated up to 2 days ahead.)
  • Line cookie sheets with waxed paper.
  • Shape chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls (about 2 tsp per ball).
  • Roll in chopped pecans.
  • Place on cookie sheets.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour. Store tightly covered in refrigerator up to 5 days.