Spikes Mocha Chestnut Truffles

This Nov. 11, 2013 photo shows chestnut truffles in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Who doesn’t love chocolate truffles? They are the essence of chocolate, and a sure-fire mood enhancer. Pop even one into your mouth and see if you don’t get happy.


1 (5.2-ounce) package roasted and peeled chestnuts, medium chopped
3/4 cup water
1/3 cup low-fat evaporated milk
4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, medium chopped
1 teaspoon instant espresso powder or 1 tablespoon instant coffee

Pinch of table salt
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
2 teaspoons Tia Maria, Kahlua, Baileys, brandy or rum
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

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