Prep Time
30 Mins
Cook Time
1 Min
Other Time
6 Hours
Yield
2 1/2 dozen

How to Make It

Step 1

Sauté pecans in 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until toasted. Cool completely. Pulse pecans in a food processor until finely chopped.

Step 2

Combine chocolate and 2 tablespoons butter in a glass bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute; stir until smooth. Stir in pumpkin, next 5 ingredients, and 1/2 cup pecans. Chill 3 hours or until almost firm.

Step 3

Combine remaining 1/2 cup pecans and crushed gingersnaps in shallow dish. Shape pumpkin mixture into 1" balls; roll in pecan mixture. Cover and chill at least 3 hours. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Christmas With Southern Living 2006

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