Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

These chocolate indulgences are surprisingly easy to make. Perfect for the holidays or any special occasion.

2 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 12 ounces)

1 cup toasted almonds, ground

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted

1 cup (6-ounce package) semisweet chocolate chips, melted

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

1/4 cup coffee liqueur

1/2 cup toasted almonds, chopped

  1. In a medium bowl, combine crushed vanilla wafers, ground almonds, cinnamon, and powdered sugar.
  2. With a rubber spatula, mix in melted chocolate, pumpkin, and coffee liqueur. Let stand 10 minutes to firm up.
  3. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls, place on a wax paper-lined plate, and refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes.
  4. Garnish with chopped toasted almonds just before serving.


Recipe from National Co-op Grocers:

GF V veg DF

Yield: 48 servings