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Toasted Almond Truffles

Toasted Almond TrufflesCreamy and lusciously rich, these chocolate candies are coated with a fine layer of almonds. A touch of vanilla adds a warm note to this sweet confection.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 (11.5-ounce) packageNESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels
1/2 to 1 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
1 cup sliced almonds, finely chopped and toasted

Cooking Directions:

  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.
  3. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in nuts. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 24 truffles.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.