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Amaretto Truffle Bars

Dessert Bars Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes 64 bars
Prep Time: 15 min.
Freezing Time: 1 hr.


  • Chocolate Layer Ingredients:
    • 4 - squares (1-ounce) bittersweet chocolate baking bars
    • 6 - (1-ounce) squares (1-ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking bars
    • 1/3 - cup butter
    • 1/2 - cup heavy whipping cream
  • Filling Ingredients:
    • 3 - Tablespoons instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
    • 1/4 - cup butter, melted
    • 3 - Tablespoons amaretto liqueur*
    • 1 - Tablespoon milk
    • 1 - teaspoon vanilla
    • 2 - cups powdered sugar
  • Topping Ingredients:
    • 1 - teaspoon unsweetened cocoa


Line 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges.

  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, combine baking bars, 1/3 cup butter and whipping cream .
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring often, until smooth. Reserve 1 cup mixture and set aside.
  3. Spread remaining chocolate mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Freeze for 30 minutes or until set.
  4. In large bowl, combine pudding mix, 1/4 cup melted butter, amaretto, milk and vanilla, Stir until well mixed.
  5. Add powdered sugar; beat at medium speed until smooth.
  6. Spread filling mixture over chocolate mixture in pan.
  7. Carefully pour reserved chocolate mixture over filling. Freeze for 30 minutes or until set.
  8. Lift bars out of pan using foil; cut into bars.
  9. Lightly sprinkle top of bars with cocoa.
  10. To serve, place bars in mini paper liners. Store in refrigerator.
  11. *Substitute 3 tablespoons milk plus 1 teaspoon almond extract.

Alan's Kitchen Tips:

  • Prepare pudding with leftover pudding mix. Combine remaining pudding mix from package with 1 1/4 cups milk. Follow mixing directions on package.
  • Use fine sieve to sprinkle top of bars with cocoa.

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