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Bite Size Bliss - Truffles With a Twist

Dec 31, 2013 11:47AM ● By Lisa Drake

$0.43 per serving at ALDI

Recipe courtesy of Chef Michelle, ALDI Test Kitchen

Prep time: 30 minutes, plus 1 hour to chill

Cook time: 30 minutes, plus 1 hour to chill

Yields: 24 truffles

            1 1/4    cups pistachios, shelled

            8          ounces cream cheese

            4          ounces plain goat cheese

            3/4       cup dried mixed berries, chopped

            1/2       teaspoon iodized salt

            1          teaspoon fresh lemon juice

            4          teaspoons finely chopped lemon zest

                        Pinch ground black pepper

Roughly chop pistachios, place in bowl. With electric mixer, cream together remaining ingredients. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Scoop tablespoon size balls of cheese mixture and roll in pistachios to coat. To serve, sprinkle platter with remaining pistachios and place truffles on top. Serve with crackers. 

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