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Creamy Dark Chocolate Coconut Truffles

A creamy coconut center enveloped in dark chocolate, and topped with extra coconut. These dreamy truffles are perfect for holiday entertaining.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 truffles
Calories: 402cal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Organic unsweetened coconut shreds Reserve an extra tablespoon of flakes for decorating truffles*
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 20 ounces dark chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil For a creamier melting chocolate *optional

Instructions

  • Line 2 medium-sized baking sheets with was or parchment paper In a medium sized bowl mix the coconut, sugar, extract, and sweetened condensed milk.
  • Using your clean, slightly wet hands, form coconut mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls. Place them each on one of the baking sheets. Once they are all formed, put the baking sheet into the freezer for 20 mins.
  • Over a double boiler, melt dark chocolate chips with *optional* coconut oil for a creamy finish. *you do not need to do this step-just personal preference.
  • Once creamy, remove from heat and then dip each frozen ball into it. Place each truffle on the other parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Dip each chocolate, and then top truffles with coconut. Place them in the freezer to harden for 5 mins.
  • Store hardened truffles in an airtight container in the fridge until enjoying.

Notes

Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide.

Nutrition

Serving: 1truffle | Calories: 402cal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 58IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 1mg