Inside out chocolate chip truffles

by Lori and Michelle on December 27, 2010

Last year around this time we made some raw nut-free chocolate chip balls dipped in chocolate!


And recently we saw Angela and Katie make some chocolate dipped cookie dough balls.

And ever since then we have been craving ours, so when we got home we re-visited our recipe and created inside out chocolate chip truffles. We changed a few things around.

We called them inside out because instead of putting the cocoa nibs (our chocolate chips) in the inside, we rolled them in them :)

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Pure2raw recipe: Inside out chocolate chip truffles


  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp mesquite
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp coconut butter
  • 2 soaked pitted dates
  • 1 tbsp date water (water from soaking the dates)
  • 2 tbsp cocoa nibs

Place ingredients into Vita-mix blender and blend till combined. Then add in the chips and blend a little more.  Roll into ball shaped (makes 12 balls).

Raw dough balls pre-truffle stage:



We used the same chocolate sauce as the last time.


Time to dip!



Roll in cacao nibs.


Hands will get a little messy :) But playing with food is fun, right?



Enjoy some raw inside out chocolate chip truffles!

DSC_0017 We sure did enjoy them this holiday season! They were fun and different. Again not too overly sweet just perfect to our individual liking.

We will be back later with some re-caps of these past few days here at P2R :)  Stay tuned.

Twins Question: What was your favorite dessert over these past few days?

{ 26 comments… read them below or add one }

Erika @! FoodFitnessFun December 27, 2010 at 6:49 am

Those look SO decadent! My mouth is watering just looking at them. Thanks for the recipe. 😀

Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) December 27, 2010 at 6:56 am

These look amazing! I have seen both Angela and Katie’s balls on their sites and they looked great too. I went the nonvegan way and made oreo balls dipped in chocolate but your version WILL be made when i get home.

I have TONS of coconut flour at home that is begging to be used now with this recipe!

The choc sauce + nibs are great looking, too!

elise December 27, 2010 at 7:03 am

fave dessert?? too difficult. ive been a sweet–holic these past few days (err…weeks). kyle made a great apple deep dish pie on christmas which may win.

fartygirl December 27, 2010 at 7:30 am

I’m totally making these!!!

Nicole @ Making Good Choices December 27, 2010 at 8:03 am

I made Angela’s chocolate dipped truffles and I can’t wait to try these too!

Katie December 27, 2010 at 8:13 am

I’m making these when I get home! I always intend to buy cacao nibs and forget everytime I am at the store!

Jennifer and Jaclyn @ sketch-free vegan December 27, 2010 at 8:50 am

OMG! These look amazing! I need to utilize my coconut flour more. Great recipe :)

Pure2 December 27, 2010 at 8:52 am

Katie – we love cacao nibs! Although when we first had them we hated them, so the taste took us some time to like.

Pure2 December 27, 2010 at 8:53 am

Jennifer – we love using coconut flour! We love anything with coconut :)

Heather @ Get Healthy with Heather December 27, 2010 at 9:03 am

They look seriously tasty! Do they have to stay refrigerated or can they be left at room temp?

Pure2 December 27, 2010 at 9:21 am

Heather – they can be kept at room temperature or in fridge. Even in freezer for longer shelf-life.

Christine (The Raw Project) December 27, 2010 at 10:04 am

These look wonderful, I’ve gotta try once I have all the ingredients. :-) My fave dessert was the chocolate cake I made from Jennifer Cornbleet’s Raw for Dessert.

Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine December 27, 2010 at 10:06 am

Those look so good!! Definitely way healthier and more stabilizing than what I’ve been enjoying lately…I did make an out-of-this-world raw chocolate cake though. That was probably my favorite!!

MarathonVal December 27, 2010 at 11:00 am

I have some coconut flour that I never know what to do with.. I’ll deifnitely be making these!! Thanks and a belated Merry Christmas! :)

Pure2 December 27, 2010 at 11:05 am

Gabriela – raw chocolate cake…we will be right over!!

Pure2 December 27, 2010 at 11:05 am

MarathonVal – thanks sweetie! Merry Christmas to you too :)

Lauren December 27, 2010 at 11:33 am

Wow! This look sooo good and those cannoli pancakes, mmm! I was Christmas breakfast with the twins! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! Sending you love! Xo

Lori December 27, 2010 at 11:40 am

Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum, yum, yum, yum, yum!!!!
I love the way these look!

Eden December 27, 2010 at 11:58 am

haha, its funny how I just wrote how coconut flour was like THE blog food of the year! I ve been making homemade ice cream with coconut milk in my ice cream maker which I’ve really been digging lately.

bitt of raw December 27, 2010 at 2:16 pm

I have a strong urge to dip something in chocolate now. They look delicious!

Ela December 27, 2010 at 2:52 pm

I love cacao nibs! Even though I’m not really supposed to have cacao, I’ve made a whole array of low-sugar truffles for everyone over the hols. Pics on my blog. I love that you make yours not-too-sweet also and may have to try your recipe!

emma December 27, 2010 at 3:31 pm

Scrummy! XxX

hihorosie December 27, 2010 at 10:30 pm

Those look so good! I need to pick up some nibs. :)

Valerie @ City|Life|Eats December 28, 2010 at 11:11 am

These look amazing. I need to tweak them (dates and I don’t do so well) but will definitely be making them :) Also, I linked the recipe to a Top Ten list I am hosting for Living Free this week :)

Ricki December 28, 2010 at 7:50 pm

They look beautiful with the cacao nibs on the outside! I must admit I never developed a taste for the nibs–I might just make these with chopped chocolate or carob on the outside. Of course, they won’t be as pretty that way. 😉

Pure2 December 29, 2010 at 4:58 am

Ricki – yes it took us some time to get used to the taste of cacao nibs.

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