Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients:

½ Cup unsalted butter
2 1/3 C confectioner’s sugar
½ C cocoa
1/4 cup heavy or whipping cream 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Centers: pecan, walnuts, whole almonds or after-dinner mints
Coatings: coconut, crushed nuts,confectioners sugar

Makes about 3 dozen truffles

Method:
Cream butter in large mixer bowl. Combine 2 1/2 cups confectioners'
sugar and the cocoa; add alternately with cream and vanilla to butter.
Blend well. Chill until firm. Shape small amount of mixture around
desired center; roll into 1 inch balls. Drop into desired coating and turn
until well covered. Chill until firm.

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