Bourbon Shortbread Truffles

Add something nutty to your chilled dessert! Enjoy these mouthwatering bourbon truffles for a treat - perfect for Christmas.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 4 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

12
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, chopped
1 1/2
tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
2
teaspoons vanilla
9
tablespoons whipping cream
1/4
cup bourbon
1
package (5.3 oz) pure butter shortbread cookies, crushed
2
cups finely chopped salted roasted pecans

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  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.)
  • 3 Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls (about 2 teaspoons per ball). Roll in chopped pecans. Place on cookie sheets. Refrigerate 1 hour. Store tightly covered in refrigerator up to 5 days.
  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.)
  • 3 Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls (about 2 teaspoons per ball). Roll in chopped pecans. Place on cookie sheets. Refrigerate 1 hour. Store tightly covered in refrigerator up to 5 days.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.