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German Chocolate Truffles
German Chocolate Truffles
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
5 hrs
Total Time
5 hrs 25 mins

German Chocolate Truffles - coconut pecan german chocolate filling rolled into bite-size balls and dipped in chocolate.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Unit: cup, large, ounce bag, teaspoon
Servings: 25
Calories: 217 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sweetened coconut
  • 12 ounce bags chocolate chips , good quality chocolate
  1. To a medium saucepan add the brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter, egg yolks, evaporated milk and flour. Bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat. 

  2. Stir constantly for several minutes until the mixture is thickened. Remove from heat and stir vanilla, pecans and coconut.

  3. Pour mixture into a tupperware, cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until completely cooled.
  4. Place a piece of wax or parchment paper over a large plate or cookie sheet. Grease your hands with non-stick cooking spray. 

  5. Scoop out small spoonfuls of the mixture and gently roll into a ball. Place the balls on the wax paper. Place them in the freezer for about 10-20 minutes, or until firm.

  6. When you're ready to dip them, add the chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 15-20 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted and smooth.
  7. Use a fork to lower the balls into the melted chocolate, turning them to coat. Place on the sheet with wax paper and allow to set. 

  8. If you live in a warmer/humid climate, place them in the fridge until set. Refrigerate, covered, to store.

Nutrition Facts
German Chocolate Truffles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 66mg 3%
Potassium 70mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 20g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 3.9%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 3.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.