Stress eating of any kind can cause you to gain weight. These truffle snacks will help you control your overeating and stress eating because they are high in healthy fats and low in carbs to keep you full and satisfied.
12 oz high quality dark chocolate chips 1 cup coconut butter 1 tbsp confectioners sugar 2 tsp high quality matcha powder
1. Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave it at 100% power in 10-second intervals, stirring between each, until the chocolate is melted. Set aside to cool slightly and then scrape melted chocolate into a large bowl.
2. Using a small paintbrush or pastry brush, coat the bottoms of 20 mini cupcake liners and 3/4 of the way up the sides of the liners with some of the chocolate (set aside the rest for later). You want the coating to be fairly thick, so that when the liners are peeled off, the chocolate shell doesn’t crack. Place the filled liners on a plate and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to several hours.
3. While the shells chill, make the coconut matcha filling. Melt the coconut butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the confectioners sugar and matcha. Mix until well combined and gooey looking. Turn off heat. Allow the mixture to cool slightly; about 10-15 minutes should do it (if the mixture is too hot, it will melt the chocolate shells).
4. Remove the chocolate shells from the refrigerator. Use a teaspoon to fill each shell 3/4 full with matcha filling (you can use a wet finger or the back of a spoon to smooth out the top if you like). If the remaining chocolate in the bowl has hardened, re-melt it in the microwave in 5-second bursts. Spoon some chocolate over the matcha filling, spreading and turning the shell so the chocolate seals the cup.
5. Return to the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes or up to two weeks in an airtight plastic container in the fridge to harden. Best served chilled.
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