Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Cook: 1 Minute
Other: 6 Hours

Ingredients

1 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon butter
2 (4-ounce) white chocolate baking bars, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon salt
9 gingersnaps, coarsely crushed (we tested with Nabisco)

Preparation

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.

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.

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.

Note:

Christmas With Southern Living 2006,

Oxmoor House

June 2006
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