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Walnut Cranberry Truffles

Walnut Cranberry Truffles

These bite-size chocolaty treats with walnuts are both delicious and fun for kids to make! Simple to make yet perfect for entertaining guests or for a holiday party.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 1 cup California walnuts, toasted and finely chopped

Directions

  1. In a small pot, bring the cream to a boil just around the edges. Add the chocolate and whisk until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth. Stir in the cranberries.
  2. Transfer the chocolate mixture to a pie pan or 9-inch pan. Refrigerate until firm, 1-2 hours.
  3. Using a teaspoon scoop the truffles. Return to the refrigerator and let firm up again, about 30 minutes.
  4. Place the walnuts on a plate or pie pan. Roll the truffles in the walnuts and then roll them lightly between your palms until they are a nice round shape.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.