bailey's irish cream truffles

a recipe by
Barbara Scott
Winchester, VA

OH YUMMMMMMMMM! I've tried these with dark and milk chocolate and they are definitely better with the milk chocolate. For better results, use a good chocolate chip like Ghiradelli.

serves approximately 24 balls
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For bailey's irish cream truffles

  • 1/4 c
    bailey's irish cream
  • 1
    12 oz. pkg. milk chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2
    egg yolks

How To Make bailey's irish cream truffles

  • 1
    Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Stir in Bailey's and cream.
  • 2
    Beat egg yolks, stir a small amount of chocolate mixture into eggs to temper them, then slowly add the yolks to the chocolate mixture. Mixture will thicken. Add butter and mix well.
  • 3
    Refrigerate overnight or several hours. Form mixture into balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar and then cocoa, or whatever else you might want to roll them in.
  • 4
    OR as an alternative: Dip balls into melted chocolate. (12 oz. Package of milk chocolate chips and 1/4 stick paraffin mixture.)

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