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Bourbon Shortbread Truffles

Bourbon Shortbread Truffles
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 4 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 36
Add something nutty to your chilled dessert! Enjoy these mouthwatering bourbon truffles for a treat - perfect for Christmas.
Updated March 7, 2014

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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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