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Holiday Truffles

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This recipe is so easy and fast and is great for holiday candies.

Ingredients

1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup orange flavored liqueur or 1 teaspoon orange extract
1 can chocolate fudge or chocolate frosting supreme
1 cup coconut

Instructions

Melt chocolate chips in medium saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in orange liqueur and frosting; blend well. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until firm. Place coconut in a pie pan. Scoop mixture into 1-inch balls; drop into coconut (mixture will be sticky). Roll to coat. Place in foil candy cups, if desired. Store in refrigerator. Makes 6 dozen.

Kay Davis
Milan




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