Creamy Orange-Chocolate Truffle Bars
Makes 20 bars
Prep Time: 25 min.
container (8 oz.) mascarpone cheese
1-1/3 - cups granulated
2/3 - cup
peel(from 1 large orange)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with no-stick
1) In medium bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar
and salt with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. On low
speed, gradually beat in flour until dough forms. Stir in pecans. Spread mixture in pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
2) In medium microwavable bowl, microwave milk
and chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 minute and stir. Microwave up to 1 minute longer, stirring
until smooth. Stir in marmalade and spread over base.
Refrigerate 1 hour or until set. In medium bowl, beat cheese, granulated sugar
and cream on medium speed until smooth.
3) Beat on high speed until mixture is thickened.
Stir in orange peel. Spread over truffle layer. Refrigerate 1 hour
or until chilled. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 4 rows, wiping
knife after each cut. Store covered in refrigerator.