Skip to Content

How to Make Paleo Chocolate Truffles

These Paleo Chocolate Truffles are a sweet, guilt-free treat that anyone would love. They’ve got a soft, creamy center and have a crisp chocolate coating. Yay for paleo desserts!

Easy Paleo Chocolate Truffles are so rich and creamy! Plus recipe included 3 ways to top them. Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | healthy recipes | healthy desserts | easy desserts | how to make truffles | dairy free truffles | naturally sweetened

These Paleo chocolate truffles are basically my paleo hot fudge sauce turned into a portable and bite-sized chocolate treat. You know when you’ve got a craving for chocolate but you only want a bite? And you’re searching your kitchen but there just isn’t anything you really want? Not chocolate chips, not cookies, or a cupcake

You don’t really know what chocolate you want, you just need something. Then you open your refrigerator and there hiding in the back is a jar of hot fudge sauce. And you think, “brilliant, that’s just what I need.” Not hot, not melted and liquidy – you want it straight from the jar with a spoon. It’s thick, creamy, and just chocolatey enough without being too sweet. It’s perfect.  These truffles make me love paleo desserts!

Easy Paleo Chocolate Truffles are so rich and creamy! Plus recipe included 3 ways to top them. Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | healthy recipes | healthy desserts | easy desserts | how to make truffles | dairy free truffles | naturally sweetened

And that is how these truffles came to be. As I took that little bite I thought, this has the same consistency as chocolate truffles before they’re rolled into balls! So I scooped out some more (with a clean spoon of course ????), rolled them, and then coated them in coconut. I left one out at room temp and then I refrigerated the other. I wanted to see what would happen if I left one of these paleo chocolate truffles at room temperature. Would it hold it’s shape? Would it melt? Would this even work?

As you’ve probably already guessed, it worked! It held it’s shape but it had the most delicious melt-in-your-mouth texture. I’ve made a few more batches since that original test and they’re just as good every single time. This time, I decided to coat some of the truffles in a chocolate coating to make them a little extra special.

The crisp chocolate coating with the smooth, creamy interior is like a little bite of heaven. They’re seriously amazing. If you don’t want to go through the trouble of coating the truffles in chocolate, you can always go the traditional route and roll them in cocoa/cacao powder or unsweetened shredded coconut.

And while I’m thinking of it, if you’re looking for a little something different besides a chocolate truffle, try these delicious Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes from my friend  Erin at Texanerin Baking.  You won’t regret it!

Easy Paleo Chocolate Truffles are so rich and creamy! Plus recipe included 3 ways to top them. Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | healthy recipes | healthy desserts | easy desserts | how to make truffles | dairy free truffles | naturally sweetened

Today, I’m not only sharing these Paleo Chocolate Truffles with you, I’ve also got a giveaway! I’ve teamed up with some of my blogging friends to celebrate Veggie Balance’s 3rd blog anniversary.

To celebrate, we’re all sharing some yum-tastic recipes and are hosting a giveaway where one winner will receive a fun handmade crate containing 2 handmade cutting boards from Looking Glass Lodge, a signed copy of Gluten-Free Party Food, a copy of The Gluten-Free Bread Machine Cookbook, coupons (from Muir Glenn, Bobs Red Mill, Sunbutter, Earth Balance, Enjoy Life Foods, Wholesome, San-J, Daiya, Jovial Pasta), and a $50 Visa Gift Card. Be sure to enter via the Rafflecopter form below. Good Luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

be sure to follow me on instagram and hashtag #whattheforkfoodblog or tag @whattheforkfoodblog – i love seeing what you make!
if you love this easy Paleo chocolate truffles recipe, be sure to follow me on social media so you never miss a post:
facebook | twitter | pinterest | instagram | youtube |

email subscription for What The Fork Food Blog

Easy Paleo Chocolate Truffles are so rich and creamy! Plus recipe included 3 ways to top them. Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | healthy recipes | healthy desserts | easy desserts | how to make truffles | dairy free truffles | naturally sweetened

Easy Paleo Chocolate Truffles are so rich and creamy! Plus recipe included 3 ways to top them. Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | healthy recipes | healthy desserts | easy desserts | how to make truffles | dairy free truffles

Paleo Chocolate Truffles

Yield: 20-24 truffles
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

These Paleo Chocolate Truffles are a sweet, guilt-free treat that anyone would love. They've got a soft, creamy center and have a crisp chocolate coating.

Ingredients

For the Truffles:

For the Coating:

  • 1 and ½ cups Paleo friendly chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • unsweetened coconut, optional
  • cocoa/cacao powder, optional

Instructions

To prepare the truffles:

  1. Add the chocolate chips, coconut milk, ghee, and sugar to a medium pot. Heat on low heat, stirring frequently, until the chocolate has completely melted.
  2. Once the mixture is melted and smooth, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Pour into a glass bowl or glass 8x8 pan. Cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until completely chilled, about 2 hours.
  3. Once the chocolate is chilled, scoop into 1 tablespoon balls an place on a wax paper lined baking sheet. Repeat for the remaining chocolate, it'll be about 20-24 truffles depending on size.
  4. Freeze truffles for 30 minutes and then shape the truffles into round balls. Place in the freezer while preparing the coating.

To make the chocolate coating:

  1. Add the 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips and 2 tsp coconut oil to a microwave safe bowl. Melt at 50% power for 1 minute. Stir well then continue to heat at 50% power for 20 second intervals until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
  2. Dip the truffles into the chocolate, one at a time, and then place back on the wax paper lined baking sheet. Dip all the truffles then refrigerate until hardened. Store truffles in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before serving. 
  3. You can also roll the truffles in unsweetened cocoa/cacao powder or unsweetened coconut instead of dipping in chocolate.

Notes

*Coconut oil can be used in place of the ghee for a dairy free version.

Easy Paleo Chocolate Truffles are so rich and creamy! Plus recipe included 3 ways to top them. Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | healthy recipes | healthy desserts | easy desserts | how to make truffles | dairy free truffles | naturally sweetened
Gluten Free Pantry Staples from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | gluten free baking | gluten free cooking | gluten free ingredients | gluten free recipes
Gluten Free Pantry Staples
← Read Last Post
Easy gluten free banana bread, a staple breakfast recipe you'll make again and again. Recipe from @whattheforkblog | whattheforkfoodblog.com | gluten free bread | gluten free breakfast recipes | easy gluten free recipes
The Best Gluten Free Banana Bread
Read Next Post →

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Angie ~ ambient wares

Saturday 4th of March 2017

Lookin' tasty! Thanks for sharing these with us at Funtastic Friday!

Sara @ finditfixitorbuildit.com

Saturday 4th of March 2017

These look AMAZING! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Home Matters Link Party, hope to see you again next week:)

Hillary Harper

Wednesday 1st of March 2017

These look so delicious! I can't wait to try! Thanks for sharing :)

Amanda @ The Kolb Corner

Tuesday 28th of February 2017

Yummy! These look amazing. Will definitely have to try. Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday!

Joyce @ The Hungry Caterpillar

Friday 13th of January 2017

I love truffles rolled in cocoa powder. These would be a great treat for Valentine's Day!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to Recipe