German Chocolate Pecan Truffles

Total Time:
25 mins
Prep Time:
25 mins
48 servings
Dish Size:
10-oz. Ramekins
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November 5, 2015


  • 8 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 cup flaked toasted coconut, divided
  • 1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Place chocolate in a small bowl. In a small saucepan, bring cream and corn syrup just to a boil. Pour over chocolate; let stand for 5 minutes (do not stir). Whisk chocolate mixture until smooth. Stir in 1/4 cup coconut, 1/4 cup pecans, coconut extract and salt. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until firm. 
  2. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-in. balls; roll in remaining coconut and pecans. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. For gift giving, arrange in temp-tations® 10 ounce EZ Hold bakers. 

This recipe is from my Taste of Home: temp-tations Holiday Cookbook!

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