6 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1/2 cup almonds, toasted and finely chopped
8 oz. cream cheese (at room temperature)
3/4 cup vanilla wafers crumbs (approximately 20 wafers)
1/4 cup Strawberry Preserves
In a small saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat.
Put almonds in a small bowl.
In a medium mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add melted chocolate, beating until smooth. Stir in vanilla wafer crumbs and preserves, mixing well.
Cover and chill mixture for 1 hour. Remove from refrigerator and shape mixture into 1-inch balls or “truffles.”
Roll each truffle in the almonds; chill truffles until serving time.
Makes 48 truffles