CHOCOLATE PUMPKIN PECAN TRUFFLES

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Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Spotted this recipe in a magazine from the pharmacy shop and was fascinated by the combinations of ingredients. Chocolate and pumpkin! Oh yum! Gotta try this one!
Photo: foodnetwork.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 26
Prep:
3 Hr
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

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16 oz
dark chocolate bar or chips, divided
2 Tbsp
coconut or soy creamer
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
3/4 c
canned pumpkin puree
1/4 tsp
ground cinammon
1/8 tsp
ground ginger
1 pinch
ground nutmeg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
salt
3/4 c
crushed pecans
2 tsp
canola oil

How to Make CHOCOLATE PUMPKIN PECAN TRUFFLES

Step-by-Step

  • 1Over low heat, melt 4 ounces chocolate in a microwave or double boiler. Add creamer and brown sugar; mix thoroughly. Set aside to cool.
  • 2Add the pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, vanilla, and salt to the melted chocolate mixture; mix well.
  • 3Stir in the pecans until just mixed. Cover and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
  • 4Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Freeze for at least 1 hour, or until hard.
  • 5In a microwave or double boiler, melt remaining 12 ounces chocolate and oil, stirring until very smooth. Remove from heat. Using a fork, dip each ruffle in chocolate until well coated; place on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • 6Refrigerate. Remove truffles from fridge 5-10 minutes before serving.

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About CHOCOLATE PUMPKIN PECAN TRUFFLES

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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