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Chocolate Nut Truffles

No recipe image available.These elegant chocolate nut truffles are easy-to-make sweet confections. Perfect for holidays and gift-giving.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, softened
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4 cup whipping cream
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup pecan halves
1/4 cup sweetened flake coconut

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl cream butter until soft.
  2. In another bowl combine powdered sugar and cocoa. Add alternately with cream and vanilla to the butter; blend well. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  3. Shape a small amount of dough around pecan halves; roll into 1-inch balls. Roll in coconut to evenly coat. Refrigerate again until firm.

Makes 24 truffles.