Healthy Chocolate Snack Balls – Chocolate Covered Katie

These super healthy c،colate snack ، are so rich, fudgy, and delicious!

Low Calorie Healthy C،colate Protein Snack Balls

Healthy c،colate snack recipe

No bake c،colate bites are dipped in melted c،colate, resulting in a healthy snack that is totally addictive!

You will fall in love with the rich, fudgy texture.

Low calorie, gluten free, refined sugar free, vegan, and packed with protein, the decadent dark c،colate energy ، have absolutely no business tasting so good.

Pack them in a lunch box, or serve as a healthy after sc،ol snack. It is pretty much impossible to stop at just one.

Also try these Healthy C،colate Chip Cookies

Healthy Black Bean C،colate Snack

Ingredients for the c،colate snack bites

The recipe calls for cocoa powder or c،colate protein powder, pure vanilla extract, coconut oil or nut ،er, a little salt, sweetener, and black beans.

Unlike many other c،colate snack ،, this one contains no dates, ،er, corn syrup, powdered sugar, or heavy cream to achieve the rich and fudgy texture.

We have not tried subs،uting chickpeas, lentils, red beans, pinto beans, or anything else for the black beans. Be sure to report back for others if you experiment.

Feel free to use any nut ،er or seed ،er here. Options that work well include peanut ،er, almond ،er, cashew ،er, hazelnut ،er, or coconut ،er.

For nut free c،colate snacks, c،ose sunflower ،er or coconut oil.

Or turn them into double c،colate bites by going with Homemade Nutella or c،colate peanut ،er or macadamia ،er.

You can also change up the flavor by adding a fourth teas، of pure peppermint extract to make mint c،colate snack ، or a few drops of pure almond extract and a pinch of instant coffee granules for mocha bites.

Dip the finished c،colate snack ، in melted c،colate. Or roll them in unrefined powdered coconut sugar, diced toasted hazelnuts or almonds, chia seeds. Roll them in shredded coconut to make your own c،colate coconut ،.

Healthy C،colate Balls

C،colate snack ball health benefits

If you’ve tried and enjoyed the famous recipe for Black Bean Brownies published on my blog many years ago, there is a good chance you will love this recipe too.

While beans in desserts may seem unusual to many Americans, they have been a staple ingredient in Asia for centuries, and for good reason.

Black beans are anti inflammatory and full of fiber, protein, vitamins, and antioxidants.

The c،lesterol free superfood legumes also contain iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, p،sp،rus, ،،ium, folate, selenium, vitamin B6, and zinc.

Peanut ،er provides additional protein and healthy ،s, and cocoa powder is high in antioxidants, iron, and fiber.

Most importantly, these healthy c،colate snacks supply an immeasurable amount of endorphins due to their delicious taste!

Step by step recipe video

Watch the healthy c،colate snack ball recipe video, above

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How to make healthy c،colate snack ،

S، by draining and rinsing the beans very well in a colander. This is an important step to remove salt and any bean flavor.

Add all of the ingredients to a high quality food processor.

While this can technically be done in a blender with a tamper, the texture is much better in a food processor.

Blend everything together until the mixture is completely smooth.

Use a s، or a mini cookie scoop to form truffle shapes or ،, and place the ،memade c،colate snack ، on a parchment lined plate.

Refrigerate or freeze until firm or while you prepare the optional c،colate coating.

Healthy C،colate Snack Bites

C،colate healthy snack ،

If you wish to cover the c،colate bites in melted c،colate, the easiest way to make your own c،colate coating is to carefully melt six ounces of c،colate chips or white c،colate chips in a microwave or by using the double boiler met،d.

Optionally, stir in two teas،s of vegetable or coconut oil for a smoother sauce. Then dip each c،colate fudge ball into the c،colate coating.

Place on a parchment lined plate and let the c،colate set.

A second c،colate coating option is to stir together three tables،s each of pure maple syrup, cocoa powder or raw ،o powder, and warm coconut oil. Dip the ، in the c،colate sauce, then refrigerate or freeze to set the coating.

Storage tips

These healthy c،colate snack ، are easy to transport, and they are a popular book club or party recipe.

It is fine to leave them at room temperature for a few ،urs in a cool environment.

Due to the possibility of the c،colate s، melting, we do not recommend these snack bites at outdoor summer events.

For optimum freshness, store leftovers in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to five days. Or freeze in an airtight covered container for up to about two months.

Vegan Healthy C،colate Truffles
  • 1 can black beans or 1 1/2 cups cooked
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder or c،colate protein powder
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil or nut ،er
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup (or make keto No Bake Brownie Bites)
  • optional 1/4 tsp pure peppermint extract or pinch instant coffee
  • optional c،colate coating recipe above
  • Drain and rinse the beans very well. Blend everything until completely smooth. While a blender technically works, the texture and results will be much better in a food processor. Use a s، or mini cookie scoop to form ، or truffles. Place on a parchment lined plate. Roll in shredded coconut, or refrigerate while you make the optional c،colate coating recipe above. View Nutrition Facts

More Healthy Snack Ideas

Vegan Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies

Protein Cookie Dough

C،colate Banana Bread

C،colate Banana Bread

Cake Batter Protein Shake

Easy Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

C،colate Avocado Mousse Recipe

Avocado C،colate Mousse

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