Orange-Toffee-Almond Truffles

Create sweet candy with just five ingredients! Crunchy almonds top rich chocolate-toffee truffles.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 30

1 1/3
cups semisweet chocolate chips (8 oz)
1/2
cup whipping (heavy) cream
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup toffee bits
1
cup sliced almonds, chopped, toasted

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High about 1 minute or until softened; stir until smooth. (If not completely softened, continue microwaving 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each microwave time, until smooth.)
  • 2 Stir whipping cream into chocolate until very smooth and glossy. Stir in orange peel and toffee bits. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • 3 Place almonds in small bowl. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls. Immediately roll balls in almonds, pressing to coat. Place on ungreased cookie sheet or in paper candy cups. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Remove from refrigerator 20 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

At each place at the table, place a truffle wrapped in tulle and tied with a ribbon. Add a gift tag for pretty and delicious place card.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Truffle
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
20mg
20%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.