Triple-Chocolate Truffle Trees

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

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

Directions

  1. 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. 2 Bake 10 minutes. Cool in pan on cooling rack while making white chocolate layer.
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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.

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