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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


  1. In a large bowl, cut almond paste into chunks; add egg whites, amaretto and almond extract. Mix well.
  2. Add cornstarch.
  3. Gradually add confectioners' sugar, a small amount at a time, to stiffen.
  4. Chill overnight.
  5. Roll mixture into balls.
  6. Melt chocolates together over double boiler (or melt in microwave).
  7. Dip balls into chocolate, and chill in refrigerator.

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