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Mocha Coconut Macadamia Truffles | stupidesaypaleo.com

Mocha Coconut Truffles Recipe

Mocha Coconut Truffles are a gluten-free way to enjoy a healthier version of a truffle.

Mocha Coconut Macadamia Truffles | stupidesaypaleo.com

Y’all know I don’t do many treat recipes, but every once in a while inspiration strikes and I roll with it. Last night I was working on recipe development for the cookbook, looked over at a jar of Love Bean and a great idea popped into my head.

What’s Love Bean? It’s a fudgy spread that’s dairy-free, grain / gluten-free, vegan and totally delicious. I wouldn’t make these everyday—they are still a sweet treat even though they’re Paleo-friendly—but for a single, lush bite to take care of a sweet craving, they’re perfect.

No Love Bean? The product is a blend of coconut oil, cocoa and coconut sugar and while I have no idea what the proportions are, if you’re savvy in the kitchen you can probably figure out how to make a suitable substitute.

Mocha Coconut Macadamia Truffles | stupidesaypaleo.com

Mocha Coconut Truffles (Gluten-Free)

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Whole30
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 30 kcal
Author: Steph Gaudreau

These Mocha Coconut Truffles are great for a single Paleo-friendly, lush bite to take care of a sweet craving.

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 finely shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup Love Bean fudge
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground coffee
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 scoop SFH vanilla protein powder* optional
  • 1/3 cup macadamia nuts chopped

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, add the coconut, Love Bean fudge, coffee, sea salt and protein powder (optional). Mix well to combine. If the mixture seems very soft, put it in the refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes to firm up. You want it soft enough to roll but not so soft that it falls apart.
  2. Place the chopped macadamia nuts in a shallow bowl or on a plate.
  3. Get a teaspoon of the mixture and shape it into a ball. Drop the truffle into the macadamia nuts and gently roll it around until all sides are coated. Repeat with the rest of the mixture.
  4. Store covered in the refrigerator or freezer.
Nutrition Facts
Mocha Coconut Truffles (Gluten-Free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 30 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 49mg2%
Potassium 13mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. Is there any substitute for “love bean fudge”? I can’t get it shipped over to Germany without skyrocketing costs.

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