Dark Chocolate Raspberry Truffles

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Truffles

Makes 16 Truffles

Ingredients:                                                                                                                         

1 c unsweetened cocoa powder

½ c unsweetened applesauce

3 ½ tbsp honey

¼ tsp vanilla extract

16 small raspberries, clean and dry

¼ c freeze-dried raspberries

 

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the cocoa, applesauce, honey, and vanilla until smooth. Place the bowl in the refrigerator and chill for at least 1 hour or up to 3 days.
  2. Place freeze-dried raspberries in food processor. Pulse until uniform powder.
  3. Divide the chocolate mixture into 16 pieces. Working with one piece at a time, roll into a ball; then flatten into a circle. Place a raspberry into the center, and fold the chocolate up around the sides. Roll back into a ball, and place on a sheet of wax paper. Repeat with the remaining chocolate and berries. Chill until ready to serve.

    The flavonoids, or antioxidants in dark chocolate increase your memory and focus, protect your skin from the sun, and prevent muscle soreness so you can work out longer!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s