Thursday, December 9, 2010

Decadent Hazelnut Nutella Truffles




1 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/4 cups nutella
1 teaspoon hazelnut-flavored liqueur or 1 teaspoon vanilla
60 whole hazelnuts (approx)
1 -2 cup chopped hazelnuts
dipping chocolate

 Melt chocolate chips with milk and nutella.  Remove from heat and stir in liquuer or vanilla. Chill in fridge till firm. Shape into 1 inch balls around a whole hazelnut, then roll in chopped hazelnut.  Dip in melted chocolate if desired and store in an airtight container in a cool place.

22 comments:

Bo said...

These sound so good. I love Nutella, but who doesn't? Love the festive photo too.

valerioscialla said...

very nice truffles, good idea put Nutella in the recipe. Bye Claudia

ARLENE said...

Love that Nutella. These look decadent.

Cucina di Barbara said...

This is real indulgent treat!
Hugs,
Barbaraxx

Angie's Recipes said...

oh yep...these look heavenly! Can't go wrong with nutella.

5 Star Foodie said...

These truffles sound amazing, very decadent for sure. love the hazelnut and nutella here!

Reeni said...

You know the way to my heart! Heavenly!

Stella said...

Ooh, those look nice! I want one now-this is the type of holiday sweet that makes everyone happy...
Hmm, they don't look too difficult to make either:)

♥The Sweet Life♥ (Alessandra) said...

Ciao! Wow! These look sooo delicious!!

Torviewtoronto said...

nutella and condensed milk looks delicious

Claudia said...

Eye-popping, rich and spectacular. Love the idea of Nutella in truffles and all those extra hazelnuts... grand, festive presentation.

Amy at TheSceneFromMe said...

Wow, anything with nutella is a winner in my mouth!

Velva said...

Oh wow! these Nutella truffles look delightful. I just need a good glass of wine.

Liana @ femme fraiche said...

WHY OH WHY must you always torment me with these incredible nutella recipes!

Drick said...

I must be the only one who has not cooked with nutella, it must be some kind of good, as this recipe sure does sound heavenly and delicious....

Green Girl @ A little bit of everything said...

nutella truffles, yummy
love the photo, so Christmas-y
thanks for sharing
have a great week

Daydreamer Desserts said...

I practically *melted* when I saw the title of this post in my Google reader; I was only able to hang in there because I was at work! You know how I feel about theese right? Mmm... mmm...mmm!!!

Diana's Cocina said...

Your holiday baking is incredible! I am inspired. How divine.

Sara said...

These look and sound so good! I want.

Michele@FitFoodista said...

These sound amazing. I've taken to hiding the Nutella on the bottomless pits...I mean teenagers :)

Miz Helen said...

What awesome Truffles. Thank you for sharing your recipe and you have a great week!

Lisa said...

I love homemade truffles. These sound every bit as good as my favorite Ferrero Rochers. By the way, I'm holding a giveaway on my blog for Orglamix Organic makeup and you're welcome to come by and enter. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2010/12/orglamix-organic-mineral-makeup-review.html