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Grand Marnier Truffles are a super easy decadent holiday treat with a subtle hint of orange liqueur.


2 to 2 1/2 dozen truffles

Total time

130 minutes




  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 ounce 11 bag of dark chocolate chips (I used Nestle)
  • 2 tbsp Grand Marnier liqueur
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder for dusting (sifted)


  1. Heat the cream until it just comes to a simmer. You can do this on the stove or in the microwave.
  2. Put the chocolate and Grand Marnier in a mixing bowl and pour the cream over it. Let sit for 5 or 10 minutes. Stir to melt the chocolate, the mixture should be smooth and glossy. If necessary you can microwave for a short burst to completely melt the chocolate.
  3. Refrigerate the chocolate ganache until it is chilled and scoop-able, about 2 hours.
  4. I use my smallest 1 inch scoop to portion out the ganache. Roll it into a smooth ball between your hands and then roll it in the cocoa powder. When all the truffles are coated, refrigerate them until serving.

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