I'm going to show you how to make my favorite Christmas candy, Chocolate Truffles. You'll certainly impress your friends and family with these babies. That is if you can bring yourself to share.
Start by making the filling. I don't have pictures for this part. Believe me when I say that it is quite simple. Nothing to worry about.
Heat 1 1/3 cups of heavy cream in a sauce pan to a simmer. Stir in 1/2 cup of butter until melted. Remove from heat and add 2 1/2 cups of semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips and 2 tsp. vanilla extract. Stir with a wire whisk until smooth. Cool to room temperature and spoon into a pastry bag.
Now, while holding the mold to drain over the bowl of melted chocolate, pick up one of these....
I find that shiny chocolate to be irresistable! And then there is the center, oh my! You can find the printable recipe below. Make these for the chocoholic in your life. They will love you for it!