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Chocolate-Dipped Marzipan Balls
(German Christmas Candy)
2 (8 ounce) cans almond paste
2 large egg whites
2 tablespoons amaretto, divided
4 teaspoons almond extract, divided
4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 cup cornstarch
16 ounces Hershey's special dark chocolate
5 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
In a large bowl, cut almond paste into chunks; add egg whites, amaretto and almond extract. Mix well.
Gradually add confectioners' sugar, a small amount at a time, to stiffen.
Roll mixture into balls.
Melt chocolates together over double boiler (or melt in microwave).
Dip balls into chocolate, and chill in refrigerator.
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