CHOCOLATE-Covered Vegan Chickpea & Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate-Covered Vegan Chickpea Peanut Butter Truffle Overview

Many of you are probably familiar by now with the hummus recipes, where chickpeas play the leading role. Here we are bringing you the well-known legume in a new spotlight – as the main ingredient of a dessert. Who would think chickpeas could be so great in this Chocolate-Covered Vegan Chickpea Peanut Butter Truffle recipe? 

Combined with the bitter-sweet chocolate and creamy peanut butter, these vegan peanut butter truffles with chickpea dough are so deliciously wholesome. Low-calorie content, along with high protein and fiber make them a perfectly healthy dessert or snack that will give you energy without sabotaging your waist.

Chickpea Chocolate Bliss Balls

Besides being a good energy source, chickpeas are full of plant protein (with all essential amino acids well-balanced), complex carbs, fiber, and essential minerals, such as folate and manganese.

Smooth texture with a slight flavor of peanut butter topped with chocolate, these Chocolate-Covered Vegan Chickpea Peanut Butter Truffles are slightly sweet and curiously creamy. This unexpected combination is likely to surprise anyone. 

Moreover, these vegan peanut butter truffles are very easy and quick to make. They only take five main ingredients and 20 minutes of active preparation time (plus a bit of patience to refrigerate).  A batch of approximately 25 truffles will keep you happy for a while and even allow you to share with your loved ones or could make a part of a little party/dinner table. Bon appetit!

Vegan Chocolate Chickpea & Peanut Butter Truffles

How to Serve Chocolate-Covered Chickpea & Peanut Butter Truffles

These Chocolate-Covered Chickpea & Peanut Butter Truffles are delicious treat that can be very addictive. The only advise is to try to keep the consumption moderate, whenever possible 🙂

Chocolate-Covered Vegan Chickpea & Peanut Butter Truffles

These Vegan Peanut Butter Truffles are delicious low-calorie, gluten-free and high protein dessert that will keep you well-nurtured.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Gluten free, Oil free, Vegan
Servings: 25 truffles
Calories: 61kcal
Cost: $5 USD

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (220 g) dry chickpeas cooked, or 1 1/2 cup canned and drained
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 100 g vegan dark chocolate or chocolate chips
  • a pinch of salt optional – to elevate the flavors
  • a pinch of cinnamon

Instructions

  • Into a blender/food processor place the chickpeas, vanilla extract, pinch of salt, and cinnamon as well as the peanut butter. Blend till even consistency.
  • A quarter of chocolate grind or chop to small pieces and stir into the chickpea dough. Roll the bliss balls.
  • Melt the rest of the chocolate in a microwave or on the stove. Add some plant milk for an extra liquid consistency.
  • Dip each bliss ball into the melted chocolate. Place onto a plate covered with parchment paper and let cool down in the fridge for 1h (alternatively, place into the freezer for 15 mins).
  • Serve right away or store in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to 4 days.
Vegan Chocolate Chickpea & Peanut Butter Truffles

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition facts per 1 Vegan Chickpea Peanut Butter Truffle:

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