Pastry expert Dominique Ansel takes the extra step to greatness: His Armagnac-spiked truffles are dipped in melted chocolate before being dusted with cocoa powder. The crunchy outer shell and tender ganache inside are an irresistible matchup. Slideshow: More Chocolate Truffle Recipes
Learn how to make your own chocolate truffles with these decadent recipes, from bittersweet chocolate truffles rolled in spices to Brazilian pecan-cinnamon truffles. Also, liven up any party with do-it-yourself truffles which allow guests to customize their creations. They make for a delicious and thoughtful gift.