Friday, February 13, 2009

#21 White Chocolate Truffles make ahead 1-3 weeks
6 oz white chocolate
8 oz pecans (about 2 c)
1 c finely ground vanilla wafer crumbs (25-30)
1/3 c Grand marnier or orange liqueur
finely grated peel of 1 orange
powdered sugar

1. Melt chocolate in microwave or in top of a double boiler. Grind pecans in a food processor. Stir into melted chocolate.
2. Add 1c crumbs, liqueur, & peel. Mix well.
3. Shape into 1" balls. Roll in powdered sugar. Store, tightly covered, in the fridge for at least one week before serving so flavors blend. Will keep in fridge up to 3 weeks.
Tip: Drizzle with red & green melted chocolate. Make 28 med-lg

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