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Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Truffles [Vegan, Gluten Free, Grain Free] – These peppermint truffles are rich and decadent while made with nutrient-dense ingredients. They come together super easily in the food processor and make the perfect holiday treat!

Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Truffles [Vegan, Gluten Free, Grain Free]

These peppermint truffles are rich and decadent while made with nutrient-dense ingredients. They come together super easily in the food processor and make the perfect holiday treat!
Prep Time 30 mins
Chill Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine Universal
Servings 36

Ingredients
  

  • 12 soft medjool dates pitted
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ tablespoons finely ground flaxseed meal
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 5 tablespoons oat milk or other nondairy milk
  • 1 cup salted almond butter
  • ¾-1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 ½ cups chocolate chips, melted I used both white & dark
  • crushed candy canes

Instructions
 

  • In a food processor, blend the dates, almond butter, maple syrup, flaxseed meal, cocoa powder, oat milk, and peppermint extract until smooth (it will be very thick).
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon at a time and roll into balls. Place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper, cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Melt the chocolate and roll each ball in it. Place on the same tray and refrigerate again for a minimum of 30 minutes. Optional: drizzle more chocolate on top and top with crushed peppermint/candy canes. Store in the refrigerator and enjoy!