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Paleo Espresso Chocolate Truffles

  • Author: Krista @ JoyfulHealthyEats.com
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 2 mins
  • Yield: 15-17 balls 1x
  • Category: Dessert, Holiday, Gluten Free, Paleo, Kid Friendly

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Ingredients

  • 12 oz. dark chocolate chips (get 80% cacoa or higher)
  • 7 tablespoons of coconut milk (from a can of coconut milk, I use Thai Kitchen brand)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon ground espresso (not the instant)
  • toppings to roll in: chopped hazelnuts, unsweetened coconut flakes, cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Add chocolate chips, coconut milk, and vanilla to a microwave safe bowl.
  2. Melt the chocolate in 30 second increments until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Add espresso to the chocolate mixture. Stir together until combined.
  4. Place in refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  5. Remove from the refrigerator and roll the chocolate into 1″ balls.
  6. Optional: roll in the toppings of your choice, I used chopped hazelnuts, unsweetened coconut flakes, and cocoa powder