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Gluten-Free Vegan Truffles

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Gluten-Free Vegan Truffles
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 3 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 48
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Love truffles but need them to be dairy free? Here is the recipe for you.

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (12 oz) vegan semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chocolate almond milk
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 1
    Place chocolate chips in stainless steel bowl over saucepan of simmering water (or use double boiler) about 2 inches deep. Stir chocolate while melting until smooth.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat almond milk until warm and beginning to steam. Stir warm milk into melted chocolate until smooth. Stir in almond butter, vanilla and salt. Cool to room temperature; cover with plastic wrap. Place in freezer 1 hour.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, place almonds in small bowl. Shape chilled chocolate mixture into 3/4-inch balls; roll in almonds. Place on cooking parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Freeze about 1 hour or until firm. Store tightly covered in freezer until serving time.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Look for vegan chocolate chips in the health food section of your grocery store. They may also be labeled as dairy and gluten free.
  • tip 2
    To toast almonds, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until almonds begin to brown, then stirring constantly until almonds are light brown.
  • tip 3
    Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

60 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 5g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Truffle
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
0g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Love truffles but need them to be dairy free? Here is the recipe for you.
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