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Naughty & Nice Truffles

Making edible or homemade gifts for others is a rewarding way to express your love and gratitude. It is an experience that heightens the love and joy of giving this holiday season. Hope you give these simple Naughty Or Nice truffles to someone special on your list. Espresso and chocolate Brigadeiro truffles so decadent and rich in chocolate flavor and snowballs truffles made with honey and coconut


Espresso Chocolate Brigadeiro

Ingredients:


  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened good quality cocoa powder

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

  • A drop of coffee extract (optional)

  • 1/2 tsp of instant espresso powder (optional)

  • Chocolate sprinkles for coating or unsweetened good quality coco powder



In a pan over a low heat, melt the butter, add the condensed milk, once warmed and loosened a bit add the cocoa powder and the espresso powder, stir until all combined and cocoa powder is dissolved. You know the mixture is ready when you use you spatula and slide it down the pans and separates easily. Turn off the heat and add the coffee extract and mix to combine.

Add the mixture to a glass container and chill for an hour



Using a small spoon or a mini cookie scoop. Scoop out the mixture and roll into balls in the palm of your hands.

Roll the balls in sprinkles, nuts or coco powder to finish

  • store in the fridge, they will last a week


No Bake Coconut and Honey Snowballs

Serving: 24 snowballs about 2 tsps each

  • 2 cups desiccated unsweetened coconut + additional for rolling

  • 1 cup raw cashews

  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil

  • 3 Tbsp Honey (adjust to your taste)

  • 2-3 Tbsp coconut milk or coconut kefir honey flavored or plain

  • 1/2 tsp coconut extract or vanilla



Directions



  • In a food processor, pulse cashews until you get a coarse crumble. Add coconut, and coconut oil in a food processor and pulse until very fine

  • Add honey and coconut milk/coconut kefir and blitz until well combined and starting to come together in a ball, you may need an extra tablespoon of coconut milk or coconut kefir

  • Refrigerate the mixture for approx. 15 mins, this makes it easier to roll into balls

  • using a mini cookie scoop or spoon, scoop out mixture and Roll into balls and then roll balls into desiccated coconut, or sprinkles.

  • Refrigerate for 1-2 hrs before serving

  • store in the fridge it will last a week







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