Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles



Recipe Information

Total Time: 

40 minutes; 20 minutes active


48 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.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 47, Fat: 16 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 16 mg, Carbohydrate: 7 g, Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Protein: 1 g