Pecan Pie Truffles Recipe

Pecan Pie Truffles Recipe

How To Make Pecan Pie Truffles

These pecan pie truffles are coated in a rich dark chocolate ganache to create irresistible bite-sized treats that everyone is sure to love at Thanksgiving.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¼lbbittersweet chocolate
  • ½cupcream
  • 2tbspcream
  • ¾cuppecans,finely chopped
  • ¼cuplight corn syrup
  • ¼cupsugar
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • salt
  • 2tbspheavy cream
  • 2tbspbourbon,or whiskey
  • ¼tspvanilla extract
  • 12pecan halves

Instructions

  1. Line a 12-cup mini muffin tin with mini baking cups; set aside. Place chocolate in a medium bowl. Bring cream to a boil in a small saucepan and immediately pour over chocolate.

  2. Let mixture sit for 1 minute before stirring with a whisk to melt chocolate and form a smooth ganache. Avoid stirring too vigorously (it shouldn’t bubble).

  3. Fill each muffin cup with 2 teaspoons ganache, and tap the tin gently to allow chocolate to spread.

  4. Set remaining ganache aside in a warm place (on top of the stove) until ready to use. Chill tin in freezer for about 15 minutes until firm.

  5. Meanwhile, bring chopped pecans, corn syrup, sugar, butter, salt, and heavy cream to a boil in a medium pan over medium heat; boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in bourbon and vanilla.

  6. Let cool slightly before spooning 2 teaspoons of mixture into all muffin cups, followed by 1 teaspoon of remaining ganache. Garnish each with 1 pecan half.

  7. Chill in refrigerator until set (about 1 hour), then serve. Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 209.18kcal
  • Fat: 15.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.80g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.16g
  • Fiber: 1.30g
  • Sugar: 15.50g
  • Protein: 1.43g
  • Cholesterol: 25.52mg
  • Sodium: 111.85mg
  • Calcium: 19.71mg
  • Potassium: 78.09mg
  • Iron: 0.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 77.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.17mg
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