before the conclusion of another blessed year, i have one more recipe to share: s’mores truffles.
these were such a happy little accident that came about just in time for homemade gift giving season!
they’re chewy, nutty, sweet, and most importantly: MALLOWY (let’s just pretend that’s a real word). let’s also pretend i’m an expert photographer…
1 cup chocolate chips (i used lily’s stevia sweetened)
1/3 cup coconut sugar
2 tablespoons raw honey
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
one batch of elana’s pantry’s graham crackers, crumbled (about 2 cups) *SEE NOTE BELOW
1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
48 mini vegan marshmallows (optional, omit if you prefer less sweetness)
1/3 cup powdered coconut sugar (optional, to coat truffles)
prepare one cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and greased with coconut oil spray.
heat chocolate chips, coconut sugar, and honey in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. once the mixture melts, stir in almond milk until chocolate mixture is smooth. remove from heat, let cool slightly (about 5 minutes).
stir in graham cracker crumbles (*NOTE: for a shortcut, mix the batter for elana’s graham crackers, but don’t worry about shaping them – just spoon the dough onto a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for about 5-7 minutes – let cool before adding to truffle mix) and walnuts, then let mixture cool 10-15 more minutes.
fill a 1-1/2″ portion scoop halfway with truffle mix, then stuff 4 mini marshmallows into the scoop before filling the remainder with truffle mix. press tightly into portion scoop then place onto prepared cookie sheet. repeat. repeat again…you get the idea. you should have about 12 truffles.
place the cookie sheet with prepared truffles into the refrigerator to chill for at least an hour.
remove from fridge, and roll the truffles by hand to create more uniform spheres. roll truffles into powdered coconut sugar and place back on cookie sheet. chill or freeze 1-2 hours before consuming (i recommend frozen!).
happy holidays and a happy 2015 to my millions (okay, so there are two of you) of fans out there!