You won’t taste the avocado in these creamy treats infused with the world’s tastiest superfood duo—chocolate and tea. Fudgelike, dense, and secretly healthy, these Valentine’s Day-worthy truffles truly deliver.
Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In food processor, combine avocados, sugar, cocoa powder, tea, orange zest, and vanilla. Pureu0301e until smooth. Add melted chocolate and blend again until fully incorporated. Transfer to bowl, cover, and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours, until mixture has firmed up but is still pliable (if not, allow to sit at room temperature until it can be rolled).
Add chopped pistachios to a plate. Scoop out chilled mixture, roll into balls, roll balls in pistachios, and place on prepared baking sheet. Chill for 30 minutes until firm and transfer truffles to sealed container. Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
This recipe is part of the Superfood Truffles collection.
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