No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

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I knew I had you at no bake. Yes, that’s right these vegan no-bake peanut butter chocolate truffles don’t require any cooking. Healthy and full of peanut butter chocolate flavor. Did I mention they are naturally gluten-free?! No one will be able to taste the difference. They are also super simple to make and perfect for getting your children in the kitchen, just be prepared they may be fighting over who will lick the spoon!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

These peanut butter chocolate truffles are great for any occasion. Perfect for a romantic dessert for your sweet significant other (Valentine’s Day is around the corner), an elegant party, or for yourself because you deserve to be pampered with wonderful treats like this.

Peanut butter and chocolate, who doesn’t love this flavor combination? But how healthy can it be? Wouldn’t we all want a dessert that tasted like peanut butter and chocolate but nourished our bodies like celery and carrots? I know I would! Well, it’s all about moderation and if you follow me and see my recipes, you would know that I focus on all-natural, plant-based, non-dairy, and gluten-free ingredients. All are focused on getting the most nourishing but taste combo to fuel your plant-powered lifestyle!


If you love truffles, be sure to also check out some of my other recipes:

These peanut butter balls forgo the powdered sugar and butter and instead use healthy ingredients while using only a fraction of the sweetener compared to traditional recipes. You’ll wonder how you ever lived without this recipe around the holidays! It’s quick to throw together and makes about 12-15 bite-size truffles.

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate truffles filled with sweet and creamy peanut butter filling, and coated in a shell of chocolate. A decadent treat made with only five ingredients!

  • Author: Vanessa
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free

Ingredients

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  • PEANUT BUTTER TRUFFLE FILLING
  • 1/2 cup all natural creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup medjool dates (68 soaked and pitted)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • CHOCOLATE SHELL
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons cacao butter (optional)
  • or
  • 1 cup dairy free chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, add the the dates and process for several minutes until a sticky, caramel-like consistency is achieved. Scrape down the sides as needed to ensure all pieces are processed. Then add peanut butter, coconut flour, and vanilla into the date mixture and process for 2 minutes or until a smooth consistency.
  2. Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to scoop truffle filling into balls (about 1-2 tablespoons per ball). Place on parchment-lined baking sheet and freeze for 20 minutes to set.
  3. Once truffle balls are ready, prepare the chocolate. Using a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients, stirring with a risk until melted and full combined.
  4. Or
  5. In a microwave-safe bowl, add the chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave in 30-second increments, stirring between each, until melted.
  6. Then use a fork to dunk each truffle into the chocolate and coat completely. Tap off extra chocolate and return to the parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with each truffle.
  7. Place truffles in refrigerator for 30 minutes to set. Drizzle creamy peanut butter on top or sprinkle with sea salt. Enjoy!
  8. Stored in an airtight container in the fridge (or freezer).

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 134
  • Sugar: 6.5g
  • Fat: 10.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.2g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Protein: 3.8g

What are your favorite dessert combinations?! Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments or by leaving a review which helps me make these recipes better for you. And when you make this recipe, share a pic on Instagram with #livesimplynatural so I can see it too!

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I’m Vanessa

vegan Chef, Coach, Mama of two

A believer that the body is not an ornament but a vessel for our deepest healing. When we learn to listen we create more opportunities for our own wisdom to resurface and be heard. Here we strive to create resources to support this way simple way of living.

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