Four Ingredient Chocolate Almond Truffles
Four Ingredient Chocolate Almond Truffles

AOC Nut Balls – No Gas Stove Required

AOC Nut Balls – No Gas Stove Required

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No Gas Stove Required

Four Ingredient Chocolate Almond Truffles are satisfying, healthy and EASY to make.  If you’re a chocolate lover, but with some dietary restrictions, you know that finding a dessert that fits all categories is difficult.  These truffles fit the bill, plus, they’re Paleo, there’s no refined sugar and they’re gluten-free.  There’s another big benefit, they’re no-bake, so they’re safe and kids will love scooping out the truffle mix from the bowl.  Remember, these are “n0-bake” so if you’re getting assistance in the kitchen, make sure they have clean hands.  Our recipe calls for coconut milk powder which may not be in your typical grocery store, but is readily available online. Roll in some crushed almonds, coconut or cocoa powder if you don’t like them sticky.

AOC Nut Balls – No Gas Stove Required


  1. 1 cup almond butter
  2. 1/4 cup plus 2 TB maple syrup
  3. 1/3 cup raw cocoa
  4. 1/3 cup coconut milk powder
  5. Optional – crushed almonds to roll in


Mash in a big bowl and stir with a wooden spoon or spatula.
When combined, use small melon-ball size scoop to scoop balls onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment or silpat.
They will be soft and sticky, so put the tray in the freezer for about 30-45 minutes.
Take out, and will clean hands, roll into smooth balls.
Serve to your happy family! If you like these, try THESE cookie recipes for all different diets.


About Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food And Travel Nation has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on and on stations around the country.

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