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Toasted Almond Truffles


  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 (12 ounce) package milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup finely chopped almonds, toasted after chopping


  1. Combine evaporated milk and sugar in a small, heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a full rolling boil. Boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate chips and almond extract until chocolate chips melt and mixture is smooth.
  3. Chill for 45 minutes.
  4. Shape into 30 (1-inch) balls. Roll in chopped almonds.
  5. Chill until ready to serve.

Yield: 30 (1-inch) balls