Baked Hazelnut Truffles

Baked Hazelnut Truffles

Attractive bite-sized cookies capture the decadent flavor of truffle candies.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

3

1/2

4
oz semisweet baking chocolate
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
2
tablespoons hazelnut liqueur
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup chopped hazelnuts (filberts)
About 40 milk chocolate stars
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
Betty Crocker® candy sprinkles, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large microwavable bowl, microwave baking chocolate and butter uncovered on Medium (50%) 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once, until softened. Stir in condensed milk, liqueur, flour and hazelnuts. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.
  2. Shape dough by tablespoonfuls around each chocolate star. On ungreased cookie sheet, place 1 inch apart.
  3. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until dough is shiny and set but still soft. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool about 30 minutes.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips and oil uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 minute to 1 minute 15 seconds, stirring once, until softened. Stir until smooth. Dip top of each cookie into melted mixture; immediately top each with candy sprinkles while mixture is still soft. Let stand until coating is set.
Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
For a gift, tuck single cookies in small tissue-lined holiday boxes.
Frangelico is one brand of hazelnut liqueur.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 20mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.