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Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles Course: Desserts
Diet: Vegetarian

Serve these elegant treats with a fine coffee, Chai tea or Champagne.


  • 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.

Garnish with chopped toasted almonds just before serving.

Recipe Notes

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