Strawberry – Chocolate Truffles

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I found this recipe in Family Circle Magazine back in the 1980’s. Not sure of author or specofoc date.


  • 1 10 ounce package frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed
  • 3/4 cups whipping cream
  • 4 (6 ounce) bars milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 c. cocoa powder


  1. Place strawberries in container of an electric blender; cover and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides.
  2. Pour strawberry purée into a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Boil 20 to 25 min. or until reduced to 1/4 cup, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in whipping cream; bring to a boil.
  5. Remove from heat; let cool slightly.
  6. Place chocolate in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts, stirring constantly.
  8. Stir in strawberry mixture.
  9. Add chopped almonds.
  10. Add vanilla and stir well.
  11. Pour chocolate mixture into an ungreased 9 inch square pan lined with plastic wrap.
  12. Cover and chill at least eight hours.
  13. Cut chocolate mixture into 64 squares with a hot knife.
  14. Working quickly, shape each square into a ball by rolling it on a piece of waxed paper.
  15. Roll the ball in cocoa powder.
  16. Store in refrigerator. Serve at room temperature