Low Carb Chocolate Truffles

“Helps you get past the sweet cravings when you are on a low carb diet. But don’t indulge too much!” – Calla Ferre

Low Carb Chocolate Truffles

Course: Candy & Confections


  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 8 Ounces Unsweetened Chocolate Chopped
  • 1 3/4 Cups Granulated Sugar Substitute
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder For Dusting


  • In a large saucepan, bring cream to a boil. Add chocolate and stir until melted. Remove from heat; add sugar substitute, butter, and vanilla extract; mix well. Let cool until mixture is stiff, about 2 hours.
  • Sift cocoa powder onto a piece of waxed paper. Use a small melon ball scoop to form chocolate balls (or use 2 spoons.) Roll in cocoa powder. Place truffles in foil candy holders if desired.
  • Total carbohydrates per truffle: 2 net carbs; 1 gram protein; 5 grams fat; 50 calories.

2005 Recipe – Calla Ferre – From Dr. Atkins’s New Diet Revolution, 2005