Pecan Pie Truffles

by

Fresco

Posted May 4, 2022 (Last updated May 4, 2022)

Serves

12

Total Time

2hrs 50mins

Calories

173

Like a classic pecan pie, with brown sugar, toasty pecans, a dash of bourbon... but quicker to make, and in truffle form! Skip the booze for a kid-friendly version.

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    Ingredients

  • Cookie crumbs icon
    Cookie crumbs55 g
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar50 g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt¼ teaspoon
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrup15 g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract3 g
  • Bourbon icon
    Bourbon20 g
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate120 g
  • Pecan halves icon
    Pecan halves120 g
    Method

  • 1. Heat the pecans on low heat to toast
  • 2. Chop the pecans finely then set aside
  • 3. Add cookie crumbs, dark brown sugar, chopped pecans and sea salt to a clean medium bowl
  • 4. Mix until combined
  • 5. Add maple syrup, vanilla extract and bourbon
  • 6. Stir thoroughly until well combined
  • 7. With damp hands, shape the mixture into 1" diameter balls
  • 8. Place truffles on a lined freezer-proof dish or tray
  • 9. Chill in freezer - 2 hr
  • 10. Melt chocolate in the microwave
  • 11. Coat truffles with melted chocolate
  • 12. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 13. Add pecan pieces or coarse sea salt on top to decorate
  • 14. Chill in fridge until set

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