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Cinnamon Pumpkin Truffles

 Cinnamon Pumpkin Truffles
Even novice candy makers can prepare these simple and satisfying confections. The blending of pumpkin and chocolate is wonderful!—Cherie Sechrist, Red Lion, Pennsylvania
24 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white baking chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 14 ounces dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • Chocolate and white sprinkles

Directions

  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt white chips with cream; stir
  • until smooth. Add pumpkin and spices. Cover and refrigerate for 2
  • hours or until almost solid but still workable.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls. In a microwave, melt candy coating and
  • shortening; stir until smooth. Dip truffles in chocolate mixture;
  • allow excess to drip off. Roll in sprinkles; place on waxed
  • paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.
To Make Ahead: These truffles can be made three days before serving. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Nutritional Facts: 1 truffle equals 181 calories,

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Cinnamon Pumpkin Truffles (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 11 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.