Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles

Home Made Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles: Easy recipe, perfect for fall or Thanksgiving and delicious!







I wanted to make a little sweet for Thanksgiving this weekend, nothing too big, since we all really want to save room for pumpkin pie, but just a little special something. I decided on Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles. They are really yummy, you can’t taste the pumpkin too much, it’s there in the background, but they mostly taste of chocolate -which is generally not a bad thing. πŸ˜‰

Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles (recipe adapted from here)

makes about 15


  • 4 oz. chopped semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • good pinch of salt
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp soft butter
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar (optional)
  • 1/2 lb. chocolate candy coating
  • 2 oz. orange chocolate candy coating


1. Chop semi-sweet chocolate and set aside in a bowl.

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2. Combine cream, pumpkin, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small pan, and heat over medium-high heat, stirring until smooth. Heat until mixture just starts to boil.

3. Pour the hot cream mixture through a wire strainer, to remove and lumps, and into the chopped chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. (Mine wasn’t hot enough to melt all the chocolate so I microwaved it on half power for about 20 sec.)

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4. Stir in butter. (I tasted it here, and found it was a litte too bittersweet for me. I maybe should have used a sweeter chocolate to begin with. I decided to add a couple tbsp of icing sugar, and dissolved quickly and sweetened it up.) πŸ˜‰

5. Put plastic wrap on the surface of the chocolate and refrigerate for a couple hours. When it is firm, but not too hard, scoop and roll into balls. You can dust your hands with coco powder. I used a melon baler as the scoop.

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6. Chill again.

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7. Melt your chocolate candy coating, and dip the chilled centres.

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8. Melt the orange chocolate candy coating and use a ziplock bag with a tiny hole in the corner to add a drizzle to the truffles.

Home Made Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles: Easy recipe, perfect for fall or Thanksgiving and delicious!


Home Made Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles: Easy recipe, perfect for fall or Thanksgiving and delicious!

With home made Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles, life is definitely a party!

This post is linked up at The House of Hepworths, The 36th Avenue, The Frugal Girls, French Country Cottage,Β  Somewhat Simple, Tidy Mom, Tatertots and Jello, and Craftberry Bush.

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  1. aren’t you fancy with your truffles…? but they seem easy enough to tackle…thank you for joining us again…I’m always happy to hear from you…when’s coffee?

  2. Oh my goodness…those look awesome!!! I absolutely love pumpkin and chocolate together!!! What a great treat to share for Halloween or Thanksgiving!

  3. These look really yummy! I had a pumpkin truffle at Godiva recently and they were awesome, so if these are anything like those, I need a few dozen right now!

  4. I love it. I am featuring you today on my blog… Thank you so much for visiting the link party πŸ™‚

  5. Yum! These sound and look delish! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe. Won’t you share at my party Totally Transformed Tuesday? I know my readers would love to see. http://pjhdesignsoneofakind.blogspot.com Hope to see you there. πŸ™‚ Peggy


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