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Pecan-Butter Truffles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Sandquist
Added: Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups toasted pecan halves
3 tablespoons superfine granulated sugar
1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs (from about three 5- by 2 1/2-inch graham crackers)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Finely chop 1/2 cup pecans.
In a food processor grind remaining 2 cups pecans with a pinch salt, occasionally scraping down side of bowl, until pecans release their oil and mixture becomes a smooth paste, about 3 minutes. Transfer pecan butter to a bowl and stir in remaining ingredients until combined well.
Form level teaspoons of pecan butter into balls and roll, no more than 2 at a time, in chopped pecans, pressing pecans gently to make adhere. Chill truffles, in layers separated by wax paper, in an airtight container at least 1 hour, or until firm, and up to 4 days.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Approx. 40
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Made for Freeman and Erin's wedding, Sept. 2007.

 

 

 

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