Dark Chocolate Quinoa Truffles Recipe

Dark Chocolate Quinoa Truffles

Do you have any other excuse not to make these to-die-for dark chocolate quinoa truffles? I don't think so! It's time to tempt that special some with some super chocolatey.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, truffles
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 Balls
Calories 170 kcal
Author Alyssa


For the truffles:

For the chocolate coating:


  1. Add the dates to a food processor fit with the steel blade and process until finely chopped. Add the remaining dry ingredients and process until incorporated.
  2. Add the almond butter and process until combined. Slowly add the honey into the top of the food processor, while the machine is on, and mix until a thick dough forms.
  3. Scoop the dough from the bowl and roll into 1-inch balls with your hand. Cool in the refrigerator for about half an hour.
  4. While the truffles are cooling, whip up your chocolate coating by adding all the ingredients into a bowl and mixing until a chocolate syrup forms.
  5. Remove the chocolate balls from the fridge and dunk / roll them in the melted chocolate sauce. Place them on a wire rack to set, and sprinkle with with salt, then transfer them to a parchment lined plate and refrigerate until the chocolate has set, anther half hour or so.
  6. Store these truffles in the fridge until you’re ready to eat them.
Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Quinoa Truffles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 33mg1%
Potassium 278mg8%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 235IU5%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.