Skip to content

Chocolate Mint Truffles (They're Vegan, Too!)

Deb Gleason
Written by Deb Gleason

The nice thing about these truffles is that instead of using whipping cream, milk chocolate, and oils, I used real whole foods from plants. The end result speaks for itself—stellar chocolate mint satisfaction.

Enjoy these at your next party!

Chocolate Mint Truffles

  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup raw walnuts
  • 8 Medjool dates (the big soft kind—make sure to remove the pits)
  • 3 TBSP hemp seeds
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 TBSP water

Place all of the ingredients into a food processor or high-speed blender and process until you achieve desired texture (from smooth to slightly chunky).

If using a high-speed blender, start blending the nuts for about 20 seconds before adding the remaining ingredients. You may have to stop a few times and scrape down the sides.

Once well combined, place the truffle mix in a large bowl and use wet hands to create a large sticky ball of the mixture. (If you used a food processor, you may have to add one more tablespoon of water as you use your hands to make the mixture stick back together.)

Using approx 2 TBSP of the mixture at a time roll the truffle mixture between your hands until you have a nice small ball formed. Roll the truffles in the following to coat:

  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes (try to find canes without high fructose corn syrup in your health food store)
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
Advertisement
This ad is displayed using third party content and we do not control its accessibility features.

More On This Topic

$39.99

The 14-Day Plant-Based Challenge

The 14-Day Plant-Based Challenge
More Food

Popular Stories

Advertisement
This ad is displayed using third party content and we do not control its accessibility features.

Latest Articles

Latest Articles

Your article and new folder have been saved!