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Peppermint Chocolates

Peppermint Chocolate Truffles


  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 20 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Rich and creamy Peppermint Chocolate Truffles. Incredibly easy to make and 4 simple ingredients! These gluten free and vegan peppermint chocolates make for a delicious festive dessert!


Ingredients

Scale

Peppermint Truffles

  • 110 oz. bag of Enjoy Life Dairy Free Mini Semi Sweet Morsels
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream from canned coconut cream. Skim coconut cream from top of can, do not use juice. ( We used Native Forest Organic Coconut Cream  approx. 25.4 oz cans )
  • 1 tsp. peppermint extract ( do not use more than 1 tsp. )

Coating

  • 110. oz bag of Enjoy Life Dairy Free Mini Semi Sweet Morsels
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil

 


Instructions

Peppermint Truffles

  1. In a medium bowl add your bag of enjoy life mini chips and 1/2 cup of coconut cream.
  2. Microwave for 30 second increments until melted. ( Stirring between each time )
  3. Stir in peppermint extract.
  4. Cover and let cool on the counter for 30 minutes.
  5. Then place in the refrigerator overnight.
  6. Remove from fridge and line a baking sheet with wax or parchment paper.
  7. Wet a hand towel.
  8. Grab a dry hand towel as well.
  9. scoop and roll chocolate into a ball using the palms of your hands … working quickly as the chocolate gets messy.
  10. Wipe hands with a wet towel , and then dry hands with a dry towel after rolling each ball.
  11. Place on a cookie sheet, and then place in the freezer for 1 hour.
  12. Take the balls out of the freezer and set them on the counter 5 minutes before dipping them.
  13. Now place your second bag of enjoy life mini chocolate chips in a medium bowl and add your 1 tsp. of coconut oil and microwave for 30 second increments until melted. ( Stirring between each time )
  14. Place melted chocolate in a tall glass or deep mug and carefully using a fork ( don’t poke with fork ) or spoon dip the balls into the coating and gently slide off back of the fork or spoon onto the parchment paper.
  15. If you want a topping, top with crushed candy canes, or sea salt while chocolate is still wet.
  16. Place in the fridge to set.
  17. Keep truffles refrigerated when storing them.
  18. Enjoy 🙂

 

Notes

You can also save the leftover melted chocolate coating to use as a topping. When coating is set, take the truffles out of the fridge and drizzle the leftover chocolate on top and it it will harden up so beautifully.

  • Category: american
  • Method: no bake
  • Cuisine: dessert

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