Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles - Low Carb
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 truffles
These low carb almond fudge truffles are easy to prepare and look fabulous. Cost them in cocoa powder, chopped nuts, or unsweetened coconut.
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 4 ounces cream cheese
- 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream optional - see note
- 3 Tablespoons Truvia
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract or other flavor extract
- cocoa powder
- unsweetened coconut
- chopped nuts
In food processor or mixer, combine 1/2 cup cocoa powder, cream cheese, cream (if using) and almond extract until well blended.
Using a small scoop or spoon, divide mixture evenly and roll into balls. Roll balls in desired topping – cocoa, coconut, or chopped nuts.
The addition of heavy cream will give a sweeter taste and tone down the cream cheese.
Makes 12 truffles
Nutrition per truffle: 4.2g net carbs, 1.1g erythritol
Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.3g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 15.3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 4.2g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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