https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/25514/choc-coated-peanut-butter-truffles

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Rich, soft and melt-in-your-mouth delightful, these little balls of happiness make high tea a happier affair. Not only do they taste divine, they also pack a neat little protein punch.

Ingredients

  • Peanut Butter Caramel:

  • 8-10 soft, pitted, medjool dates

  • 1 cup smooth, natural peanut butter or other nut butter?if you prefer

  • 1/3 cup coconut flour

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

  • A pinch of sea salt

  • Chocolate Coating:

  • 200g Well Naturally Dark Chocolate roughly chopped

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil, melted

Method

  • 1.

    Process the pitted dates in a food processor until they form a sticky paste.

  • 2.

    Add the peanut butter, chia seeds and salt, followed by the coconut flour, and process until the mixture is smooth and well combined. The mixture will be slightly sticky.

  • 3.

    Transfer the mixture to a bowl and freeze, uncovered, for about 10 minutes (this will make it easier to shape).

  • 4.

    Using a teaspoon, scoop the chilled mixture and shape into small balls, then place on a lined tray and place back in the freezer for 10 minutes, until firm.

  • 5.

    Meanwhile, melt chocolate (see instructions below) and add the coconut oil, stirring until smooth and glossy. Allow to cool slightly before coating.

  • 6.

    Remove balls from the freezer and coat each one with the melted chocolate before placing on the tray lined with baking paper.

  • 7.

    Chill in the refrigerator for half an hour, or until the chocolate coating is set.

  • To melt chocolate::

  • 1.

    Place the roughly chopped Well Naturally No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate into a dry, heatproof glass bowl or a stainless steel bowl.

  • 2.

    Place the bowl over a saucepan filled to about a third with water.

  • 3.

    Heat the saucepan on a saucepan on a stove top on low heat until the water starts to simmer.

  • 4.

    Stir the chocolate continuously with a metal spoon until it is completely melted and the desired texture is obtained.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (20 servings)

  • Energy 169kj
  • Fat Total 12g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 15g
  • Sugar 12g
  • Sodium 12mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

  • Gluten free
  • Grain free
  • Dairy free
  • No added sugar

This recipe was provided by Well Naturally.

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