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                              EGGNOG TRUFFLES
 
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 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chocolate
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----TRUFFLES-----
    2       c            Milk chocolate chips
    2       tb           Butter or margarine
      1/2   c            Eggnog
                         -----CHOCOLATE CUPS-----
    2       c            Semisweet choco chips
    1       tb           Shortening
 
   CHOCOLATE CUPS: 1. Melt chips with shortening in heavy, small
   saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly. 2. Spoon about 1/2
   tablespoon of the chocolate mixture into each of about 36 small foil
   candy cups. With back of spoon, bring some of the chocolate up side
   of each cup. Refrigerate until firm. TRUFFLES: 1. Melt chips with
   butter and eggnog in heavy, medium saucepan over low heat, stirring
   occasionally. Pour into pie pan. Refrigerate until mixture is thick,
   but soft, about 2 hours. 2. Spoon truffle mixture into pastry bag
   fitted with large star tip. Pipe mixture into chocolate cups. 3.
   Truffles can be refrigerated 2-3 days or frozen several weeks. Hint:
   To remove foil cups, cut slit in bottom of the cup and peel foil up
   from bottom. Doi not peel down from the top edge. Makes about 36
   truffles.
  
 
 
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