Valentine's Nut Butter Chocolate Truffles

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Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini. 

Nut butter truffles are great for any occasion. Add some heart decor or red/pink sprinkles and you have a great snack, dessert or treat to gift to your valentine. 

Nut butter truffles are super simple to make, you only need a few wholesome ingredients to make these delicious and nutritious treats that are full of fiber, protein, heart-healthy fats, vitamins and minerals.

Check out more variations of nut butter truffles on our website:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

White Chocolate & Peanut Butter Dessert Truffles

Cashew Butter Balls

Pecan Pie Nut Butter Balls

Strawberry Almond Energy Balls

Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Bliss Balls

INGREDIENTS 

For truffles

  • 1 cup nut butter of choice made with the NutraMilk
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or other liquid sweetener (monk fruit sweetener for keto)
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • decoration of choice (heard, pink/red sprinkles, etc.) 

For peanut butter

  • 2 cups (275g) peanuts (untoasted, unsalted)
  • pinch salt (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Making the peanut butter
    • Place peanuts in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 2-3 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.
    • Leave 1 cup in the NutraMilk and store the rest for later use. 
  • Add maple syrup or other liquid sweetener, coconut flour and cacao powder to the NutraMilk, along with the 1 cup of peanut butter. Mix until well incorporated.
  • Make dough in to a ball and transfer to freezer to chill for 20-30 minutes.

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.
  • Using a cookie scoop or a tablespoon, scoop and roll into balls and place onto the prepared baking sheet, spaced evenly apart.

  • Roll balls over heart decoration and place in the fridge until ready to eat. Enjoy!



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