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Chocolate Cranberry Truffles
Place chocolate, cranberry sauce and heavy cream in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until sauce is smooth, whisking frequently. Remove from heat and pour into a glass or plastic bowl. Cover with plastic wrap. Let sit at room temperature to thicken.
Combine cocoa and 1½ tablespoons powdered sugar on a small plate. Scoop out a rounded teaspoonful of chocolate mixture. Roll in cocoa, coating thoroughly. Dust hands with powdered sugar. Roll truffle in hands to form a 1-inch ball. Continue forming truffles with remaining chocolate mixture. Makes 30 truffles.
Courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
Cocoa Rum Truffles
For Truffles: In heavy 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat; add the cocoa and stir until smooth. Add sweetened condensed milk; stir constantly until mixture is thick, smooth and glossy, about 5 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in rum and nuts Pour mixture into a 13 x 9-inch pan. Refrigerate until firm. Shape chocolate mixture into 1¼-inch balls; roll in cocoa, nuts or coconut. Refrigerate until firm. Store, covered, in refrigerator. Makes about 3 dozen.
Courtesy of Family Features.
Drusilla's Health and Wellness Recipe
Chocolate Banana Bread
Preheat oven to 350°. Mix together margarine and sugars very thoroughly. Add eggs, bananas, milk, and vanilla; stir well. Add rest of ingredients and mix until just barely combined.
Pour batter into a greased 8½ x 4½ inch loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan; cool completely before wrapping for storage. Makes 14 slices
Nutrition Facts per slice: 198 calories; 8g total fat, 27mg cholesterol 124mg sodium; 27g carbohydrate; 1g fiber, 4g protein