Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Truffle Pie

My featured recipe today is not from my personal cookbook, but when I saw this Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Truffle Pie, I could not resist!  Seeing I am a chocoholic, I seem to zero in on recipes such as this one.  Also, I find the frustration Gluten Free Vegans experience trying to find good dessert recipes that are at least a bit healthy.

The featured recipe comes from Living Healthy with Chocolate.

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Truffle Pie

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Truffle Pie

Ingredients

    Crust:
  • ½ cup medjool dates (about 5 dates)
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • 3 tbs raw cacao powder
  • ½ tbs coconut oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Chocolate Truffle Filling:
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 3 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 cup dark chocolate or chocolate chips (Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips)
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

    Crust:
  1. grind the pecans until coarse meal using a food processor or a blender and place it in a bowl
  2. remove pits from dates and process until creamy
  3. mix the dates with the ground pecans, cacao powder, vanilla and coconut oil
  4. line a 7×5 glass baking dish with parchment paper and spread the mixture until evenly distributed
  5. Chocolate Truffle Filling:
  6. in a saucepan mix the coconut milk and coconut oil and heat it until it starts to bubble, but not boil
  7. remove from the stove and mix in the dark chocolate, vanilla and cinnamon
  8. return to the stove and simmer for about 3 minutes, stirring constantly
  9. spread the mixture evenly over the crust and freeze for about 3 hours
  10. let it sit at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving. Keep frozen.
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