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Chocolate Orange Truffles Vegan Plant Based Recipe Planted365.com

Chocolate Orange Truffles

Delicious, no added sugar, chocolate and orange truffle or energy ball made with dates, nuts, and chocolate! 

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 truffles
Calories 110 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almonds
  • 2 cups dates pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • pinch salt
  • cocoa powder for rolling

Instructions

  1. In a food processor fitted with an ā€œSā€ blade, process the almonds until finely ground. This takes about a minute.
  2. Add in the pitted and chopped dates, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, orange extract, and just a pinch of salt.

  3. Process again until the mixture begins to clump together.
  4. Using a tablespoon, scoop out even sized balls, and roll between hands to shape.
  5. For the final finish, roll each truffle lightly in cocoa powder.
  6. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Makes about 24 truffles.