Chocolate Mint Truffles

These chocolate truffles are sinfully rich and delicious.



12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate

½ c. heavy cream

2 T. butter

¾ c. powdered sugar

2 egg yolks

¾ t. peppermint extract

Unsweetened cocoa


Sift powdered sugar and combine with chocolate, heavy cream, butter and egg yolks over low heat. Whisk constantly until smooth and chocolate has melted. Remove from heat and stir in peppermint extract. Chill 3-4 hours until firm enough to handle. Shape into small balls and roll in cocoa. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes: 36

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