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Toasted Almond Truffles Recipe

Toasted Almond Truffles

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"Creamy and sinfully rich, these chocolate candies are coated with a fine layer of almonds."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen truffles Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    2 hrs 20 mins


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 15, 2005

These were great!!! Very smooth. I coated some with the almonds, some with toasted coconut and some with powdered sugar. I did find that you need to coat them as soon as you roll into a ball. Otherwise they dry out and the coating won't stick. Wonderful!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 23, 2002

Mixture was VERY stiff, vigorously is accurate. It was somewhat crumbly after chilling, which made it difficult to shape. The flavor was ok, but I'd like it to be smoother. If I made them again, I would try shaping them before chilling. I also did not use premium chocolate, so that may have been part of the problem.


9 Ratings

Dec 23, 2002

Wondeful! Better than I expected. Expensive store bought truffles just don't seem as good anymore since I have seen how easy they are to make!

Dec 06, 2002

I made this to take along to a Christmas party. I tripled the recipe and varied it a bit. Each batch was a different flavor; almond, mint and plain chocolate. It was a hit! These are very rich and very good!!

Aug 29, 2002

I didn't have milk chocolate at hand. I used the dark bitter one... So it tasted like marzipan with the almond extract... Probably will try making again with milk chocolate and probably substitute the almond extract with hazelnut or orange extracts...

Aug 29, 2002

a favorite with dad! can't keep his hands off of these delicious candies!!

May 23, 2009

Thought they came out pretty good. I would use a dash less of the almond extract though. I would have liked them to be a bit more creamy tasting though. They were more like a fudge to me. I rolled half in the toasted almonds and half in toasted coconut for a "Almond Joy" truffle.


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  • Calories
  • 115 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 17 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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