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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 170kcal
Author Alyssa


For the truffles:

For the chocolate coating:


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Scoop the dough from the bowl and roll into 1-inch balls with your hand. Cool in the refrigerator for about half an hour.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Store these truffles in the fridge until you’re ready to eat them.


Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1.8mg