Who won't love the combined tastes of these three favorite ingredients? Chocolate, Almond, and Grand Marnier
It's a playground for the tastebuds - lovers of chocolate and almonds get to join together with those who love liqueur. And there you have it - holiday balls that are easy to prepare. They're great for parties or bundled as little giveaways during the Christmas season.
You'll need a food processor or blender to do the job, but these holiday chocolate balls will taste best when made ahead of time. If planning to serve at a party, make them one week in advance. They'll keep even longer, but store them in the fridge, separated by wax paper and sealed tightly.
and Grand Marnier Balls
9 ounces chocolate
wafers or cookies
Pulverize the chocolate wafers and almonds in a food processor or blender. Add the confectioner's sugar and continue grinding. Pour in Grand Marnier and corn syrup. Continue processing until the mixture turns to a moist, but firm, dough. Remove and form pieces into balls (about 1 inch in diameter each).
Place the remaining
one cup of confectioner's sugar in a bowl or pan. Add a few balls at
a time and roll. (You can also use a baggie and shake the balls gently
to coat). Store in refrigerator until ready to serve (build layers divided
by wax paper and place in a tightly sealed container).
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Pittsburg, TX 75686
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