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Vegan Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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So how goes it? Really, how are you? I know this time of year can get crazy so I want to touch base with you.
I have to admit, I’m so far behind on all the holiday stuff. I try to keep breathing and reminding myself to let go and do what I can.

I love this time of year, but it brings a flood of emotions that I thought I buried way deep and the overwhelm is all around me. Seems like everyone is rushing around, checking their lists, and moving fast.

I sometimes want to escape. I fantasize about lying in bed in my pjs crack-watching Scandal on Netflix (I watched this season for the first time so I need to catch up with Season 1, 2 and 3. I have to figure out what the hell is going on!).

Scandal

Photo credit:  Scandal Face Book

Do you ever want to escape and not have to do anything but just vedge?

But I know we will get ‘er done, no matter what we have planned. Yes. We will dear, {name}.

And chocolate always makes things better!

These Choco Truffles are super delish and easy to make. Promise. Pinky swear. Very easy!
There are only 4 ingredients to work with.

Vegan Chocolate Truffles recipe

 

Choco Truffles

Ingredients:

4 oz. cacao or dark chocolate (70% cocoa) (Alter Eco is what I used but you can use any dark chocolate you like)
¼ cup coconut oil (Spectrum is a good brand)
1 tsp. almond extract
¼ cup cocoa powder (I used Navitas Naturals cacao instead but any cocoa powder will do)

Toppings:  shredded coconut or chopped hazelnuts

Directions: Heat chocolate, oil, almond extract, and 2 Tbsp. of water in a saucepan until melted.

 

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Transfer into an 8 inch baking dish and cool in refrigerator for 1 hour.

Using a 1 inch melon baller, scoop out chocolate mixture and transfer to baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Roll chocolate into balls and coat with cocoa.

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

 

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Refrigerate for 10 minutes and top with coconut or hazelnuts.
Makes 16.

Download the recipe and bring them to the cookie exchange or better yet, eat these babies in bed during your escape!

What do you say?

I would love to hear how you “escape” from all the holiday hustle and bustle. Tell me in the comments. That way we can “escape” together!

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9 Responses to Vegan Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Robert Woolever

I live in the wilderness with my wife and 3 kids so days of fire place and snow play, hot chocolate , potato pea soup and we celebrate Hanukkah ,for eight days.

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