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Strawberry Chocolate Truffles

The ever-popular combination of strawberries and chocolate shines in these rich, decadent truffles. I often double the recipe to give as gifts. —Pat Habiger, Spearville, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 45 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4 milk chocolate candy bars (7 ounces each), halved
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup strawberry spreadable fruit
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped almonds, toasted

Directions

  • Place chocolate in a food processor; cover and process until chopped. In a small saucepan, bring cream just to a boil. Pour over chocolate; cover and process until smooth. Stir in spreadable fruit and vanilla until combined. Transfer to a small bowl; cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls. Roll in almonds.
To Make Ahead: Kept refrigerated in an airtight container, these truffles can be made one week before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 147 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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