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Pecan Pie Truffles Recipe

This is hands down one of the best recipes I've tried yet.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday dessert, holiday dessert idea, pecan pie truffle recipe, pecan pie truffles, pecan pie truffles recipe
Servings: 20 truffles
Calories: 117kcal

Ingredients

Optional:

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1.5 ounces dark chocolate melted

Instructions

Dates puree:

  • To make dates puree, you’ll need to pit them and then soak them in hot water for 10-15 minutes.
  • Drain them by pressing the dates to release the excess water.
  • Use a hand mixer to mash dates into a puree.

How to Make Pecan Pie Truffles

  • Mix dates puree with cashew butter, vanilla extract, and coconut oil.
  • Then add chopped pecan nuts and combine. Add the ground cinnamon if desired.
  • Add almond flour and use your hands to incorporate the mixture thoroughly.
  • Roll the batter into 20 - 1 inch balls.
  • Melt the dark chocolate and drizzle each ball with it.
  • Use two tablespoons of finely chopped pecans to garnish when the chocolate is still melted.
  • Refrigerate the truffles for 1 hour before serving.

Notes

Tips
This is such a simple but delicious recipe. Follow your taste to add different add-ons as desired—some shredded coconut, another nut butter, or even extra dark chocolate to coat the whole truffle.
Recipe Notes
This is hands down one of the best recipes I've tried yet. You can taste the creaminess of the cashew butter but at the same time, pecans provide a crunchy bite. Naturally sweetened using fresh dates. Seriously these truffles are the perfect healthy dessert.

Nutrition

Serving: 1truffle | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg