Chocolate Amaretti Truffles

Chocolate Amaretti Truffles

Chocolate Amaretti Truffles

Amaretto, coffee, and crushed almond cookies flavor rich dark chocolate truffles in an adaptation of Julia Child's recipe from her classic cookbook, The Way to Cook.Helen Rosner

Amaretto, coffee, and crushed almond cookies flavor rich dark chocolate truffles in this adaptation of Julia Child's recipe from her classic cookbook, The Way to Cook.

Chocolate Amaretti Truffles
Amaretto, coffee, and crushed almond cookies flavor rich dark chocolate truffles in this adaptation of Julia Child's recipe from her classic cookbook, _[The Way to Cook](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0679747656/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0679747656&linkCode=as2&tag=saveur-20)_.
Yield: makes About 25 Truffles

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. dark chocolate, melted
  • 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 oz. Amaretto liqueur
  • 2 tbsp. strong-brewed coffee
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups amaretti cookies, finely crushed
  • 12 cup cocoa powder
  • 12 cup finely ground coffee

Instructions

  1. Stir chocolate, butter, liqueur, coffee, and vanilla in a bowl until smooth; fold in cookies. Whisk cocoa powder and ground coffee in a bowl. Using 2 teaspoons for each truffle, divide mixture into 25 balls; roll in cocoa mixture and chill until firm.