A bowl full of Decadent Healthy Chocolate Truffles with a bite taken out of one of them.

Decadent Healthy Chocolate Truffles

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 3 hours
  • total_time Total Time: 3 hours 5 mins
  • yield Yield: 17 truffles 1x
  • category Category: Dessert
  • method Method: Chilled
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


These easy 4-ingredient chocolate truffles are loaded with sweet coconut, crunchy hazelnuts, and warm cinnamon for a rich and indulgent holiday treat. 



  • 10 oz ghiradelli chocolate chips (60% cocoa)
  • 7 tablespoons full fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder


  1. Add chocolate chips, coconut milk, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon to a bowl.
  2. Put in microwave and heat up for 30 seconds. Remove and stir. Microwave another 30 seconds, stir until smooth and chips are melted.
  3. Cover and place in refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  4. Using a cookie scoop or a tablespoon, scoop out small balls and try to form into smooth balls. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  5. Add hazelnuts to a pan, heat over medium high heat and toast for 2-3 minutes minutes.
  6. Add hazelnuts to a food processor and blend until finely chopped. Remove and place in a small bowl.
  7. Roll individual truffles in cocoa powder, coconut flakes, or hazelnuts.
  8. Serve!


Recipe slightly adapted from Minimalist Baker


  • Serving Size: 17 truffles
  • Calories: 100
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 1 g

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