Thinking of Chocolate for Christmas? Here's one. Just though of sharing it with Ya'll.. :)
1/4 C butter 1/2 C confectioner's sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 1
egg yolk 8 oz. white chocolate, broken into small pieces 1 C chopped
blanched almonds, lightly toasted
Makes about 2 dozen truffles
Melt chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler over low heat,
stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add sugar, egg yolk and
almond extract; beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Transfer to a
shallow glass casserole dish. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Shape mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll in almonds. Cover and refrigerate
at least 8 hours. Place in miniature foil cups at room temperature to
serve. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.