Triple-Chocolate Truffle Trees

Looking for a yummy dessert? Enjoy these triple chocolate tart trees - a delicious treat.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 4 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup chocolate cookie crumbs
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter, melted

White Chocolate Layer

1
package (6 oz) white chocolate baking bars
3
tablespoons whipping cream
1
tablespoon Grand Marnier liqueur or orange juice
1
tablespoon butter

Dark Chocolate Layer

3/4
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon butter
12
oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
2
tablespoons Grand Marnier liqueur or orange juice

Garnish

8
chocolate sticks or chocolate-coated candy sticks, broken into 1 1/2-inch pieces

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in 1/4 cup butter. Press crumb mixture in bottom of pan.
  • 2 Bake 10 minutes. Cool in pan on cooling rack while making white chocolate layer.
  • 3 Cut 1 square of white chocolate baking bar in half; reserve half. Finely chop other half of square and remaining baking bar. Set aside. In small saucepan, cook all remaining white chocolate layer ingredients over medium-low heat until butter is melted and mixture is simmering, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in chopped white chocolate until smooth. Spoon into crust-lined pan; spread gently. Refrigerate while preparing dark chocolate layer.
  • 4 In medium saucepan, cook 3/4 cup whipping cream and 1 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat until butter is melted and mixture is simmering, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in semisweet chocolate until smooth. Stir in 2 tablespoons liqueur. Spoon over white chocolate layer; spread gently. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until set.
  • 5 About 1 hour before serving, grate reserved half square of white chocolate over surface of tart. Remove side of pan; let tart stand at room temperature 1 hour.
  • 6 To serve, cut tart into wedges; place on individual serving plates. Poke hole with toothpick in shortest side of each wedge of tart. Insert chocolate stick piece into each hole to resemble stem of tree.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in 1/4 cup butter. Press crumb mixture in bottom of pan.
  • 2 Bake 10 minutes. Cool in pan on cooling rack while making white chocolate layer.
  • 3 Cut 1 square of white chocolate baking bar in half; reserve half. Finely chop other half of square and remaining baking bar. Set aside. In small saucepan, cook all remaining white chocolate layer ingredients over medium-low heat until butter is melted and mixture is simmering, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in chopped white chocolate until smooth. Spoon into crust-lined pan; spread gently. Refrigerate while preparing dark chocolate layer.
  • 4 In medium saucepan, cook 3/4 cup whipping cream and 1 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat until butter is melted and mixture is simmering, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in semisweet chocolate until smooth. Stir in 2 tablespoons liqueur. Spoon over white chocolate layer; spread gently. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until set.
  • 5 About 1 hour before serving, grate reserved half square of white chocolate over surface of tart. Remove side of pan; let tart stand at room temperature 1 hour.
  • 6 To serve, cut tart into wedges; place on individual serving plates. Poke hole with toothpick in shortest side of each wedge of tart. Insert chocolate stick piece into each hole to resemble stem of tree.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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