Avocado Almond Truffles | Vegan + Low-Sugar

recipe Sep 17, 2021

You don’t need to buy fancy exotic chocolate truffles – you can make them and they can be healthy! These quick and easy Avocado Chocolate Truffles are the perfect afternoon treat and are packed with antioxidants, protein, and nutrition! 


RECIPE TIPS AND VARIATIONS

  • Skip the sweetener and use stevia instead for a sugar-free, keto treat.
  • Buy raw chocolate or make your own raw chocolate like this one to adapt these truffles into a raw vegan diet.
  • Make your own almond butter by grinding soaked and dehydrated almonds in a food processor until a butter forms
  • Replace the almond butter with your favorite nut or seed butter (walnut butter, coconut butter, or pumpkin seed butter would be perfect in these)
  • Add 4-6 drops of mint essential oil in either the dipping chocolate or truffle filling for a minty treat.

Avocado Almond Truffles

Avocado Almond Truffles
Yield: 10
Author:
Prep time: 15 MinInactive time: 1 H & 10 MTotal time: 1 H & 25 M
These fabulous truffles are vegan and low in sugar and can be adapted to fit a raw or keto diet

Ingredients

TRUFFLE
DIPPING CHOCOLATE

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate on low in a small saucepan, stirring often. Remove from heat.
  2. In a food processor, combine remaining ingredients + melted chocolate and process until smooth. Pulse in chopped almonds at the end for texture.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour or until hard enough to roll into balls.
  4. Using a 1 Tbsp. ice cream scoop, scoop, and roll truffles in balls. Freeze for 10 minutes while making the dip.
DIPPING CHOCOLATE
  1. DIP: Melt chocolate and coconut oil on low in a small saucepan, stirring often. Remove from heat.
  2. Dip balls in chocolate and top with more almonds if desired. Refrigerate for 10 minutes and enjoy! Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
 
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