Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Almond Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

2 ½ cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 12 oz)
1 cup almonds
2 TSP ground cinnamon
1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, melted
½ cup pumpkin puree
3 1/2 TSP rhum, whiskey or coffee liqueur

Pulse vanilla wafers and almonds in a food processor until ground fine.
Combine ground vanilla wafers and almonds, sugar and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl.
With a rubber spatula, blend in melted chocolate, pumpkin and liqueur. Let stand 10 minutes to firm up.
Shape mixture into balls, refrigerate until firm.

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