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Recipe of the Week 12/26: Chocolate Truffles



Yields 16 Servings

Ingredients: 

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 

¼ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 

¼ cup sugar free maple syrup 

optional toppings for coating: melted dark chocolate, powdered peanut butter, freeze dried fruit, chopped nuts. 

Directions: 

  1. Add the cocoa powder to a small bowl. Make a well in the center. Pour in the milk and maple syrup. Stir with a fork until all of the cocoa powder is fully incorporated. (It takes some effort and patience. Chill the mixture for 30 minutes. 
  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper. 
  1. Roll the chilled chocolate mixture into 16 balls. (If the mixture sticks to your hands, wipe them with a very lightly moistened paper towel in between rolling each one.) After rolling each one, place onto the prepared baking sheet. 
  1. Coat the truffles if desired before transferring to an airtight container. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

Meal Plan Check Boxes: 

Per 2 truffles: 1 Fruit 

Nutritional Facts: Serving: 2 truffles, Calories: 50, Carbohydrates: 12.6g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Fiber: 2g , Sugar: 6.6g 

Adapted From: https://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2022/02/10/healthy-chocolate truffles/ 

www.pinterest.com/novaphysicianwellness 

Found by: Brianna Lawless, MS, RDN

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