Holiday Chocolate Coconut Truffles

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 2 minutes

Who says there isn’t room in the Paleoista Lifestyle for a treat every now and then? These decadent holiday truffles are perfect for this special time of year and make a lovely parting gift to hand out to guests at the end of a Paleo feast.

Raw Paleo Chocolate Truffles

Holiday Chocolate Coconut Truffles

1 cup raw cacao powder, plus a little extra for dusting
1 cup coconut oil
1 cup coconut butter
1 cup raw almond butter
1 cup honey
2 tablespoons finely shredded natural coconut


1. In mixing bowl, combine cacao, coconut oil, coconut butter, almond butter   and honey. Stir until well combined.

2. Place bowl in freezer for 10 minutes.

3. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls.  Roll the balls  in extra ground  cacao powder  and shredded coconut to coat.

4. Place truffles in foil candy cups and then into a box for presentation.


Nell Stephenson, the original “Paleoista,” is the author of Paleoista, Gain Energy, Get Lean and Feel Fabulous with the Diet You Were Born to Eat (Touchstone, 2012) and co-author of The Paleo Diet Cookbook with Dr. Loren Cordain, PhD (Wiley & Sons, 2010). In addition to her work as nutrition consultant and trained chef, Stephenson is a personal trainer and competitive endurance athlete who credits the Paleo diet for her transformed health and athletic success. Visit her blog at

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