This truffle recipe is a game-changer for anyone who loves rich and chocolatey treats but wants a healthier alternative. Trust me when I say these chocolate truffles made from chickpeas are absolutely heavenly! With their gooey and indulgent texture, you won't even realize that they're made with nutrient-rich ingredients. These truffles are the ultimate guilt-free pleasure that will satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising on taste. Once you try them, you won't be able to resist making them again and again. Get ready to savour every bite of these delicious and nutritious truffles!
- 1 can (400g can) of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1/2 cup of nut or seed butter (almond or peanut recommended)
- 1 cup of vegan dark chocolate chips, melted
- For coating: 1 cup of vegan dark chocolate chips, melted, and 1 tbsp of coconut oil
- Optional toppings: cacao nibs, goji berries, sprinkles, shredded coconut, nuts/seeds, freeze-dried fruits
Yield: 18 servings Scale: 1X
- Rinse and drain the chickpeas. Melt the dark chocolate chips using a microwave or double boiler.
- In a blender or food processor, combine the chickpeas, nut/seed butter, and melted chocolate chips. Blend for 45-60 seconds or until the mixture is smooth.
- Use a cookie scoop to make balls out of the mixture and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze the balls for 15-20 minutes until they harden.
- Take the balls out of the freezer and roll them into smooth balls. Freeze them again for 10 minutes.
- Melt the additional dark chocolate chips and coconut oil for coating. Dip each ball into the melted chocolate mixture and place them back onto the parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Optional: add desired toppings.
- Freeze the truffles until they harden completely.
- Remove the truffles from the freezer and store them in the fridge for 7-10 days, or in the freezer for 30-60 days.
Enjoy these delicious vegan chickpea chocolate truffles as a guilt-free dessert or snack!