Easy Truffles

(Servings: 64)


8 oz Semi-sweet chocolate
1/3 c Milk
1/3 c Unsalted butter
2 ea Egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/4 t Vanilla extract
1 x Unsweetened cocoa


In saucepan, melt chocolate with milk and butter over low heat,
stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir 1/4 cup hot mixture into
egg yolks, the whisk yolks into chocolate mixture in saucepan. Add
vanilla; beat well. Pour into small bowl; cover and refrigerate until
firm. (You can store in refrigerator for up to 2 days at this point.)
Form teaspoonfuls into balls; roll in cocoa and shake off excess.
Makes 1 pound (about 2 dozen). About 75 calories each.
For gift-giving: use a glass jar with lid or candy dish covered with
plastic wrap. Store covered in refrigerator for 3 weeks and in freezer
for up to 2 months.

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