Chocolate-Coconut Truffles is a gluten free and vegan hor d'oeuvre. This recipe serves 40. One portion of this dish contains approximately 1g of protein, 4g of fat, and a total of 55 calories. Head to the store and pick up agave nectar, cocoa powder, coconut butter/oil, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes.
In a high-speed blender, blend the warmed coconut butter/oil, agave nectar, vanilla, and salt.
Add the shredded coconut, 1/2 cup at a time, and blend until smooth.
Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in 2 cups of the cocoa powder until thoroughly combined.
Place the bowl in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes or more to set slightly.
Place the remaining 1/4 cup cocoa powder onto a small plate. Spoon heaping tablespoons of the chocolate mixture and roll them into balls.
Roll these in the cocoa powder. Store the finished truffles in the refrigerator.
Reprinted with permission from Living Raw Food by Sarma Melngailis, copyright © 200
Published by William Morrow, an imprint of Harper