dessert

cacao protein truffles.

July 8, 2022

Makes 24 (2 per serve)

Prep: 15 mins

Ingredients.

45g (½ cup) desiccated coconut
½ cup low sugar or unsweetened protein powder
1 tbs cocoa powder, plus extra cocoa to dust
400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained on paper towel (see Tip)
70g (¼ cup) peanut butter
3 medjool dates, pitted

Method.
1 Place coconut, protein powder and cacao un a food processor and pulse to combine. Add chickpeas, peanut butter, vanilla and dates and process until mixture is well combined and comes together in a ball. 

2 Roll mixture into 24 even balls. Dust in a little extra cocoa powder if desired. Place in an airtight container and chill until firm. 

TIP: it is important to drain as much excess moisture from chickpeas as possible. Truffles will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week. 

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