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Irresistible Triple Chocolate Party Balls Will Make Your Family VERY Thankful

by Julie Ryan Evans on November 13, 2012 at 9:13 AM

triple chocolate party ballsFor most families, Thanksgiving wouldn't be complete without pumpkin pie. And don't get me wrong, I love it like most, but I'm always searching for a little chocolate too. These triple chocolate party balls are the perfect thing to pair with all of that pie.

From Pinch of Yum, they're rich and delicious, but small enough that you can have a couple along with the other desserts. They're also great to set out for buffets, and you can freeze some for the December holidays too. Filled with a mix of shortbread cookies, more chocolate, and a kick of liqueur, they're simply irresistible.

Triple Chocolate Party Balls

3 cups crushed shortbread cookies
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup corn syrup
1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
3/4 cup chocolate chips or chocolate bar, finely chopped
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup liqueur of choice (I used rum)
Chocolate candy coating (or almond bark) for dipping

Mix dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients. Mix well until a “dough” forms.

Freeze dough for 30 minutes, or until hard enough to form balls. Break off small pieces and roll between your palms until you have lots of small truffle-sized balls. Re-freeze until ready to dip.

Melt chocolate candy coating in a double boiler. Dip each frozen ball in the chocolate. Set to dry on wax paper.

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Image via Pinch of Yum

Filed Under: entertaining, desserts

Comments

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  • godde...
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    goddess99

    November 13, 2012 at 9:32 AM

    Sounds good. I just started making candy myself. Love it so far.


  • nates...
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    natesmom1228

    November 13, 2012 at 9:52 AM

    Yummy


  • Leele...
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    Leelee1008

    November 13, 2012 at 12:27 PM

    wow thats very chocolately!


  • poote...
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    pootersmomi

    November 13, 2012 at 12:48 PM

    OMG those look heavenly!!


  • MamaB...
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    MamaBear2cubs

    November 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

    Sounds so yummy


  • Kayla...
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    KaylaMillar

    November 13, 2012 at 2:52 PM

    oh man those look good! 


  • Three...
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    Threes.Company

    November 13, 2012 at 2:53 PM

    That sounds DELICIOUS!


  • Saman...
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    Samanthamommy

    November 13, 2012 at 2:58 PM

    YUM!


  • Saman...
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    Samanthamommy

    November 13, 2012 at 2:58 PM

    I think my mom has made similar before.


  • MamaM...
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    MamaMandee

    November 13, 2012 at 4:51 PM

    Ohhhh Yummy!! 


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