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Chocolate-Coconut Truffles Recipe-16148

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
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If you’re making these sweets for your kids, remember that chocolate (raw chocolate in particular) can be somewhat stimulating. To avoid turning bedtime into party time, it’s safer to make these a daytime snack.

For truffles with a completely smooth texture, a high-speed blender is preferable. Any other blender most likely won’t puree the shredded coconut, so the truffles might be a little grainy (though still completely yummy)

Yield: Makes about 40 truffles


  • ½ cup coconut butter/oil, warmed to soften
  • ¾ cup agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup dried shredded coconut
  • 2¼ cups cocoa powder, preferably raw, sifted


  • High-speed blender


In a high-speed blender, blend the warmed coconut butter/oil, agave nectar, vanilla, and salt. Add the shredded coconut, ½ cup at a time, and blend until smooth.

Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in 2 cups of the cocoa powder until thoroughly combined. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes or more to set slightly.

Place the remaining ¼ cup cocoa powder onto a small plate. Spoon heaping tablespoons of the chocolate mixture and roll them into balls. Roll these in the cocoa powder. Store the finished truffles in the refrigerator.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Serving size is 1 truffle.

68kcal (3%)
7mg (1%)
0mg (0%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
0mg (0%)
17mg (1%)
4g (20%)
5g (7%)
1mg (4%)

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