Raw Dark Chocolate Turtles

Raw Dark Chocolate Turtles

How would you like to know how to make raw dark chocolate turtles for a healthy option at your family gathering? These raw, vegan, healthy, organic, dark chocolate turtles are a must for holiday fun with the family! This plant based recipe is a delicious mixture of dates, pecans, and raw chocolate. What a way to give you a healthy, vegetarian holiday! It can also be enjoyed any time of year!

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Raw Dark Chocolate Turtles

Recipe by Joann LoyCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

18

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

199

kcal

These raw, vegan, healthy, organic, dark chocolate turtles are a must for holiday fun with the family! This plant based recipe is a delicious mixture of dates, pecans, and raw chocolate.

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Coating
  • 2 cups raw cacao wafers (or unsweetened dark chocolate chips)

  • 7 oz agave or maple syrup or combination

  • 1-3 tbsp coconut oil, depending on how soft you want the chocolate

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • pinch of sea salt

  • Caramel Filling
  • 1 cups Medjool dates

  • 1 tbsp agave/maple syrup

  • dash of vanilla

  • Turtle Topping
  • 2 cups pecan halves

Directions

  • Use a double boiler or fondue pot to melt the cacao wafers, taking care to keep below 118°F, if you want to keep it raw.
  • Add in coating ingredients while melting on low heat.
  • Blend the filling ingredients into a paste, adding water if necessary.
  • Put small puddle of chocolate on wax paper.
  • Put teaspoon of filling on top.
  • Put 3 pecan halves around the filling edge.
  • Top with more chocolate.
  • Sprinkle course sea salt.
  • Repeat until done.
  • Refrigerate to set up.
Raw Dark Chocolate Turtles Nutrition Facts
raw, vegan, vegetarian, plant-based, organic, paleo, gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free, soy-free, sugar-free, corn-free
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