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    Dark Chocolate Truffles

      Servings:   30 Truffles

    Ingredients
    • 1 3/4 cups Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Chips
      1/3 cup Ghirardelli Unsweetened Cocoa
      1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
      6 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

    Directions
    1. In a small saucepan, bring the cream to a simmer. Add the butter and stir until melted. Add the chocolate chips. Stir until completely melted and smooth. Remove from the heat and pour into a shallow bowl.
    2. Cool, cover, and refrigerate the mixture until firm, at least 2 hours.
    3. Using a melon baller or small spoon, roll the mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball in the cocoa. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
    4. Note: The Unsweetened Cocoa can be replaced with 3/4 cup of chopped almonds or pecans.