Recipes and Cooking Paleo Cashew Truffles 4.0 (1) These chocolaty truffles use coconut oil, unsweetened coconut milk, and unsweetened chocolate, making them lighter on sugar and calories. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 29, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 45 mins Stand Time: 5 mins Chill Time: 45 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 35 mins Servings: 35 Yield: 35 truffles Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ounce unsweetened chocolate*, chopped 2 tablespoon coconut oil ½ cup canned unsweetened coconut milk ¼ cup pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla ¾ cup whole raw cashews ¼ teaspoon coarse sea salt Directions Place chocolate and coconut oil in a medium bowl. In a small saucepan bring coconut milk just to boiling; pour over chocolate. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir until smooth. Stir in maple syrup and vanilla. Cover and chill 45 minutes or until just firm enough to shape. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F. Place cashews in a shallow baking pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted, stirring once. Set aside 35 whole cashews. In a food processor cover and pulse remaining cashews and salt until finely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl. Roll chocolate mixture into 1-inch balls. For each truffle, place a whole cashew in center of a chocolate portion and shape into a ball. Roll ball in chopped cashews. Store in the refrigerator. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving. *Tip We recommend using Scharffen Berger 99% cacao chocolate for this recipe. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 69 Calories 6g Fat 4g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 35 Calories 69 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Sodium 19mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 4g 1% Total Sugars 2g Protein 2g Calcium 4mg 0% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 26mg 1% Folate, total 0.8mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.