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7 Christmas Dessert Recipes eCookbook

It's never too early to start planning your Christmas dessert menu! Treats for Christmas can be delicious, decadent and, best of all, they can bring the whole family together.

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Chocolate Truffles

  • 1/3 c heavy cream
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate (imported, good quality) coarsely chopped
  • 2 tb unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 c cocoa powder, for dusting

Yield: 24 Servings. Bring the cream to boiling in a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan. Remove theopan from the heat. Add the chocolate and butter, whisking until smooth. Pour into a shallow bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Place the cocoa powder in a small bowl. Scoop the truffle mixture by rounded measuring spoonfuls onto waxed paper. Coat your palms with cocoa powder and roll each truffle into a ball. Dredge the truffles in the cocoa powder, tossing gently in the hands to remove the excess. Chill, covered, for at least 2 hours. Theotruffles will freeze well. VARIATIONS: CAPPUCCINO TRUFFLES: Stir together 1 tasblespoon of boiling water, 2 teaspoons of espresso or instant coffee, and 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon until blended. Add to the melted chocolate mixture in theobasic recipe, stirring until combined. Proceed as directed. BRANDIED APRICOT TRUFFLES: Soak a rounded cupful of chopped dried apricots in 1/4 cup of brandy for at least 1 hour. Drain if needed, and stir into the melted chocolate mixture in theobasic recipe. Proceed as directed.

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