Cream Cheese Chocolate Truffles

You’re going to love these cream cheese chocolate truffles. Made to be an easy no bake recipe, these truffles are low sugar, and can be made keto-friendly as well.

Cheese Chocolate Truffles

With these tasty truffles on hand, you’ll always have a perfect treat to satisfy those chocolate cravings. These keto coconut truffles are smooth, creamy, and taste just like a chocolate cheesecake.

You won’t even notice the missing sugar in this sugar free truffles recipe. Easily modifiable to fit your cravings, tastes, and desires, these keto truffles will always have a special place in your heart.

Chocolate Truffles with Cream Cheese

With the base of this truffle recipe being cream cheese and chocolate you already know that it’s going to be indulgent, rich, and delicious. You can use dark chocolate or sugar free chocolate and still get tasty results every time.

Made in a matter of minutes the hardest part about making these keto cream cheese truffles is the waiting time for the little balls to solidify in the fridge. Once the truffles are ready to eat the hard part becomes stopping yourself from eating them all.

They’re just too good to resist.

Cream Cheese Chocolate Truffles Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Dark chocolate
  • Cream cheese
  • Liquid stevia
  • Cocoa powder
  • Chopped walnuts
  • Vanilla extract
  • Coconut flour

For garnishing you will want:

  • Coconut flour
  • Ground walnuts
  • Cocoa powder

For the exact amounts needed, please see the recipe card below.

 

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How to Make Cream Cheese Chocolate Truffles

Place your dark chocolate into a bowl and melt your dark chocolate in the microwave for 60 seconds. Stir until smooth.

Combine the melted chocolate in another bowl with the cream cheese, vanilla, and liquid stevia.

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Add in the cocoa powder and coconut flour. Stir until combined.

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Fold in the chopped walnuts and mix them together.

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Place the batter into the fridge for 1 hour to harden.

Once the mixture is stiff, it’s ready. Scoop and roll the batter into 3/4 inch to 1 inch sized balls, as desired.

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Finally, coat the chocolate truffles with coconut flour, ground walnuts, and cocoa powder.

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Place into the fridge for another hour before serving.

Enjoy!

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Recipe Tips

I like to use 50% dark chocolate for my truffles but you can easily swap it out for sugar free chocolate if you’re on a keto diet.

The actual amount of liquid stevia that you will use will vary depending on the bitterness of the chocolate (added to taste).

You will serve these chocolate keto truffles from the fridge, just like cheesecake. Don’t let them sit out too long or they’ll become soft.

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Variations

You can modify this cream cheese truffle recipe by adding in one or two tablespoons of your favorite liqueur or Moscato wine for a boozy adult treat.

Coating the truffles with melted chocolate instead of powdered flour, cocoa powder or nuts helps to give a more elegant touch that’s perfect for parties. 

 

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FAQs

How long are homemade truffles good for?

These truffles can last up to two weeks if kept stored in an airtight container within your fridge. I do not recommend keeping them out of the fridge for longer than 2 hours at a time, even less time if it is a hot day. For best tasting results, eat the truffles while they are freshest.

How do you firm up chocolate truffles?

While you need to use softened ingredients to mix up the batter well, you will need to not skimp on the chilling of the batter. Getting the batter nice and cold is what helps it to firm back up. The texture of the truffle should be soft but still hold shape, similar to a baked cheesecake how you can hold a piece and easily squish it, but still be able to pick it up without it falling apart in your fingers.

Can I freeze cream cheese truffles?

Yes, you can freeze these truffles. After they have been fully assembled simply place them on a parchment lined baking sheet and place into the freezer for about 1-2 hours until solid. Then transfer to an airtight container and keep them there for up to 4 months. When ready to serve just place them on a plate and they should soften within an hour on the counter, or overnight in the fridge.

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Cream Cheese Chocolate Truffles

Yield: 25 truffles
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Easy no-bake and delicious truffles. They're smooth, creamy, and taste like chocolate cheesecake.

Ingredients

Truffles

  • 6 oz dark chocolate, I’ve used a 50% cocoa chocolate (use sugar-free chocolate if under a keto diet)
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp liquid stevia (The amount of liquid stevia will vary depending on the bitterness of your chocolate)
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour

To garnish

  • coconut flour
  • ground walnuts
  • cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Melt dark chocolate in the microwave for 60 seconds. Combine melted chocolate with cream cheese, vanilla extract, and liquid stevia.
  2. Then add cocoa powder and coconut flour, stir until combined.
  3. Fold in chopped walnuts and mix to combine.
  4. Refrigerate the batter for one hour to harden.
  5. Once the mixture has a stiff consistency, it is ready. Shape into ¾ to 1 inch balls, as desired.
  6. Finally, coat your chocolate truffles with coconut flour, ground walnuts, or cocoa powder.
  7. Refrigerate for one more hour before serving.

Author: Nicole V L Durham

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