MEMBER RECIPE

Chocolate Prune Truffles Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes | Active Time: | Makes: 15 Truffles

Along with their rich chocolate-prune flavor, these vegan truffles are packed with healthy antioxidants and quite nutritionally dense.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup prunes, pitted
  • 3/4 cup tart cherry juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate 73%, melted over very low heat
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place prunes in a bowl and cover with cherry juice
  2. Soak for 1-2 hours
  3. If your prunes are hard, not juicy, you may need to heat them just a bit in the cherry juice until soft
  4. Place prunes and juice in food processor and pulse until smooth, about 30 seconds
  5. Pulse in vanilla, then melted chocolate
  6. Scrape mixture into a bowl and place in freezer for 30-45 minutes, until almost smooth
  7. Remove from freezer, and roll into 1″ balls in palm of hand
  8. Roll in coconut to coat
  9. Serve

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