Fudgy Banana Truffles

Hi Everyone!

I have been so good at eating clean and eating healthy the past couple of months, that all of a sudden my body said enough’s, enough, girl you need some chocolate!!   One thing I have learned is you should listen to your body!  If your full, stop eating, if you think your hungry drink some water first, if your tired sleep, well my body said chocolate and I must listen to it!!  After all your body tells you what you need if you train it properly!

Fudgy Chocolate Banana Truffle

So this past Sunday, I listen to my body and whipped up the most fudgy, chocolaty treats I could think of without undoing all of my hard work.  These are my banana chocolate truffles.  They are made with a sweet over ripe banana, nutty almond butter, stevia, coconut, cocoa powder and almond flour.  Oh man do these satisfy my sweet tooth!  They are so moist, yet firm enough to hold its shape and the taste, it’s like a chocolate covered banana with a hint of almond.  I am in pure bliss!!

Fudgy Chocolate Banana Truffle

I do love my balls (he he) and I love making treats that are no bake and easy to put together without a lot of ingredients.  Since it’s been pretty hot here, 90’s, turning on my oven to make cookies was not an option.  Even when it’s in the mid 70’s my Husband says don’t turn the oven on, so these truffles were a perfect to make on a hot day.

Fudgy Chocolate Banana Truffle

When making these be warned!  You get chocolate palms!  I showed my family and starting chasing them around the house with dirty, ugly black palms.  lol  I’m a weirdo!  But anyway, the dough is pretty soft, but as I said it still holds it shape.  After rolling my balls, I put them in the refrigerator to harden up a bit.  Took my pictures for you, then stored them in the freezer.  They are just as soft in the freezer because of the fat from the almond butter and a banana never really freezes solid.  Hmmm, I wonder why that is?

Fudgy Chocolate Banana Truffle

Fudgy Banana Truffles
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 29 Balls
  • Serving size: 1 Ball
Prep time: 
Total time: 
A healthy, all natural sweet, soft chocolaty truffle that tastes like a chocolate covered banana with a hint of almond.
  • 1 banana, ripe, mashed
  • ¼ cup almond nut butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. stevia
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon, dried
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  1. In a bowl add banana, almond nut butter, unsweetened cocoa powder, stevia vanilla extract, salt and cinnamon; mixed until combined. Add almond flour and unsweetened coconut; mix until combined.
  2. Line a plate or baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Take about a tablespoon of batter roll into a ball between the palms of your hand. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and continue the same with the rest of the batter.
  4. Place the baking sheet in the refrigerator or freezer to harden. Once harden up a bit, you can store in a freezer safe ziplock baggie or in a tuperware container.
Calories per ball: 34.6, Fat: 2.7, Sodium: 7.8, Potassium: 47, Carbs: 2.4, Fiber: .09, Sugar: .08, Protein: 1.0

Fudgy Chocolate Banana Truffle

Yum, yum, yum!  As I was writing this, I just had to eat a couple more truffles.  If you like bananas and chocolate, these are the truffles for you!!  I really love that they don’t freeze hard!  They will be a great treat that will last me at least a week!!  Unless my Husband takes them!!  he better not, if he knows whats good for him!!!

Have a lovely Tuesday and remember today is the last day to enter my LuckyLeaf giveaway!  



Fudgy Chocolate Banana Truffle



  1. Yeah my body demands chocolate on the regular, I love this healthy way to satisfy that craving!

  2. I’m still eating horribly, I need to take inspiration from you! These look so wonderful.

  3. Hi – if you don’t care for coconut, do you need to substitute something else? Love chocolate and banana! thanks, Merrie

    • Hi, the coconut helps it stick together. I would think finely chopped almonds may work to. Or just add more almond flour. Just mix it in a bit, until the mixture sticks together. It will be a soft sough, but will hold its shape. Hope this helps. (sorry for the wording earlier, I typed it from my phone and auto correct made it sound funny, lol)

  4. These look awesome and yes, we need to listen to our bodies for sure. Can’t wait to try these – thank you for all the recipes you post. I tried your PB&J smoothie when I got home from work yesterday and yummy is right! LOVED it!!

  5. These are my kind of healthy chocolate snack…and indulgence!

  6. I am making these with prunes or dates. Love the idea of using bananas! I will try this recipe, maybe even today! Thanks for sharing!

  7. I’m not sure how eating clean precludes chocolate – at least good, dark chocolate. The eating plan we are on is clean eating, and it allows chocolate, wine, beer and even hard liquor – in reasonable amounts. I’m glad you are listening to your body and giving it what it really wants. That will save you a lot of heartache. I agree completely that you can train your body & that if you listen to it, you will take good care of it. This recipe sounds really awesome (even though I really don’t like over-ripe bananas). At some point I will have to try it. It just sounds too good! 🙂

  8. Woah this looks yummy!! How did you get the idea?

  9. Could I substitute the almond flour with coconut flour??

    • Almond flour is a tad thicker than coconut flour, I am almost afraid that coconut flour maybe to fine, but I’m not sure. I’d say give it a shot to see how it goes. Hey, how about oat flour? If you have a 1/2 cup oatmeal, ground it up in a coffee grinder or food processor and I think that would work out good because it’s thicker. Let me know what you end up doing.

  10. they look great and lots of times when I try to make things like this with a fresh banana (rather than dried banana leathers), I end up with a total sloppy mess or I have to add so much cocoa powder, etc to dry it up that I wind up making like 4 dozen truffles, not intentionally. You nailed these!

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  12. is this soy, dairy, and gluten free?


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