Sunday, November 16, 2008

Mmm...Toasted Almond Truffles

My daughter and I made these Sunday afternoon. Here's the recipe from Nestle.

Toasted Almond Truffles

Estimated Times: Preparation - 20 min Cooking - 5 min Cooling Time - 1 hrs 30 min refrigerating Yields - 24 truffles (2 dozen) Creamy and sinfully rich, these chocolate candies are coated with a fine layer of almonds. A touch of vanilla adds a warm note to this sweet confection.
Ingredients:

1/2 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels
1/2 to 1 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
1 cup sliced almonds, finely chopped, toasted
Directions:COMBINE evaporated milk and sugar in small, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.STIR in morsels. Stir vigorously until mixture is smooth. Stir in almond extract. Refrigerate for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in nuts. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.

9 comments:

profenretraite said...

Ohhhh....this looks good! Truffles are my weakness! I'll have to try this one. Thanks for sharing...Debbie

MiMi said...

Thanks so much for your comments you left on my blogs!

I love anything that has almonds or almond flavoring so I definitely need to give these a try!

Love the picture of your precious little Pug. I have always thought that they are such cute dogs.

Thanks again for stopping by and I hope that you will come back often.

MiMi

Donna@designson47thstreet said...

This is a great sounding recipe. I do believe it will be on my December baking list. Thanks!

Glennis said...

These would be so yummy, greetings from New Zealand.

profenretraite said...

Hi Pug..Thanks for dropping by my blog. You are so sweet! My son-in-law is Portugese! Isn't it a small world?... Debbie

Happy To Be said...

YUMMY!!! these do sound sinful but wonderful girl thanks for sharing..I love to make candy so will add this one for sure..thanks for coming by today...I see you follow almost the same blogs as I do..Hugs and smiles Glroia

profenretraite said...

Hi Michele...Thanks for dropping by me blog. That goat did look like he was smiling!...lol...Debbie

profenretraite said...

Hi Michele...Thanks for sending me to that blog! I love it! Debbie

Valerie said...

I am buying the stuff for this tomorrow. Thanks for your comment on my cooking blog.