Chocolate-Pumpkin Pecan Truffles
  • 16ounces good-quality dark chocolate bar or chips (at least 60% cocoa), divided
  • 2tablespoons coconut or soy creamer
  • 2tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4cup crushed pecans
  • 2teaspoons canola oil
  1. Using low heat, melt 4 ounces chocolate in a microwave (stir after 20-second intervals) or double boiler. Add creamer and brown sugar. Mix thoroughly. Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. Add pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, vanilla, and salt to melted chocolate mixture; mix well. Fold in pecans until just mixed. Cover and refrigerate for 30–60 minutes.
  3. Form mixture into 1-inch balls, place on a parchment-lined baking sheet, and freeze for at least 1 hour, or until hardened.
  4. In a microwave or double boiler, melt remaining 12 ounces chocolate and oil, stirring until very smooth. Remove from heat. Using chopsticks or a fork, dip each truffle in chocolate until well-coated; place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate. Remove truffles from fridge 5–10 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate-Pumpkin Pecan Truffles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 125 cal, 10g fat (4g mono, 3g poly, 3g sat), 0mg chol, 2g protein, 12g carb, 2g fiber, 11mg sodium