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Chocolate Avocado Truffles

A rich chocolate truffle with less fat and calories thanks to a secret ingredient: avocado!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado, chocolate, truffles
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 truffles
Calories 137kcal
Author Dorothy Kern
Cost $8

Ingredients

  • 1 small avocado just under ½ cup mashed
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips use a good brand; I like Ghiradelli or Guittard
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • Sprinkles, cocoa, powdered sugar, or coconut for rolling

Instructions

  • Place avocado in a food processor and blend until smooth. Meanwhile, add chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl and melt for 1 1/2 - 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Once chocolate is melted and smooth, stir in avocado and vanilla. Cover with plastic wrap and chill until firm, at least a few hours. (I forgot to add the vanilla in mine, but they were still good! Do what you'd prefer.)
  • Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper. Place sprinkles in a dish for rolling. You can also use cocoa powder, powdered sugar, or sweetened coconut, if you prefer. Use whatever you would cover regular truffles in! Use a 1 tablespoon cookie scoop to scoop balls of the chocolate mixture. Roll into even sized balls. Roll in topping, place back on cookie sheet. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1truffle | Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg