Snack guilt free on these healthy homemade almond chocolate truffles

Ama Nunoo May 22, 2020 at 03:53pm

May 22, 2020 at 03:53 pm | Lifestyle

Almond chocolate truffles. Photo: Almond Board of California

Snacking has become a thing lately and many parents wonder if their children were fed well in school because the rate at which they request for snacks is quite alarming. Not to worry, give them a healthy snack option like almond chocolate truffles.

Most children love chocolate truffles so it is very likely they will get hooked on this healthier version of the snack. It is very easy to make, and you do not have to bake it either. It can also double as a dessert for the whole family.

Nut based butter on its own is very nutritious and the perk to this treat is, there is no added white sugar and it is made with dairy-free butter and cream.

An Easy Almond Truffle Recipe

Photo: The Spruce Eats

Prep Time 20 minutes                   Total Time 20 minutes

Servings: 24                                      Calories: 75kcal

Ingredients

1/2 cup almond butter

10 medjool dates pitted

1/3 cup chocolate chunks use dairy-free chocolate for vegan option

2 tbsp cocoa powder plus more for dusting

1/4 cup macadamia nuts

 

Almond Chocolate Truffles | McCormick

Photo: Mccormick

Instructions

Add dates, almond butter, and chocolate chips or chunks to a food processor. Pulse the mixture until everything combines well. The mixture should end up soft and fine without any large chunks of dates.

Take about a tablespoon of the mixture, insert one macadamia nut and then roll into small round balls.

Roll these dates truffles into dry cocoa powder and refrigerate to set. Store them in an air-tight container.

Notes on serving

You can also coat these truffles with melted chocolate.

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