December 20, 2012

Christmas Candy Idea's: Lemon Cream Bonbons

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Lemon Cream Bonbons

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Lemon Cream Bonbons 

Lemon Cream Bonbons or Truffles

  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 pound dark chocolate, melted
  • 4 ounces white chocolate. melted
Cooking Directions
  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, lemon juice, lemon peel and extract. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Cover and freeze for 2 hours.Using a small ice cream scoop, drop mixture by 1-inch balls onto waxed paper lined baking sheets. Cover and freeze for 1 hour. Working with a few frozen balls at a time, dip into melted chocolate. Allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper lined baking sheets. Let stand until set.
  2. Spoon melted white chocolate into a plastic bag, cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Drizzle white chocolate over candies. Store in the refrigerator.
  3. Remove from the refrigerator before serving.

Candy, LemonChristmas, Truffles
Recipe and photo from: Taste of Home

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