Espresso Truffles

Espresso Truffles recipe

by Laura Marquis

Laura Marquis, owner of Naturally Healthy Desserts, is on a mission to revolutionize desserts and she’s sharing these incredible espresso truffles with us! She says, this is “the perfect treat to complement a cup of coffee for breakfast or to satisfy your sweet tooth at the end of a long day!”


Prep Time: 15 mins
Freeze Time: 4 hours

Truffle Base Ingredients

  • 1 cup hazelnuts
  • 1 teaspoons organic ground coffee
  • 1 cup cacao powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 medjool dates
  • 3 tablespoons cold brew coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ripe medium avocado

Truffle Base Directions

  1. Process all dry ingredients together until flour-like in consistency in the food processor.
  2. Add pitted dates and process until the mixture is an even, crumbly consistency.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and process until the dough turns into ball.
  4. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls, place on plate and put into the refrigerator while making the chocolate coating.


♥ For the chocolate coating ingredients and directions,


11025882_1543812662551108_8740796618151232252_oAbout Laura

Laura is a small town Vermont girl who grew up playing in the kitchen with her mom and sisters and she also owns a fitness studio in San Diego, California. What started as a love of baking and a passion for health and fitness turned into a personal challenge – to merge her love for making sweet treats and living a naturally healthy lifestyle into one world. Follow her on the #NATURALLYHEALTHY Dessert Revolution! You might also recognize Laura from her Tedx Talk“Confessions of a Sugar Addict in a Sugar-Laden World” 

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