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the completed beetroot covered chocolate truffles in a square container with one bite taken out of a truffle set on top

Beetroot Covered Chocolate Truffles

These stunning Beetroot Covered Chocolate Truffles make the perfect foodie gift.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword chocolate truffles
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
refrigeration 5 hours
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 45
Calories 119kcal


  • 171 g (3/4 cup) butter
  • 384 g (3 cups) sugar
  • 147 ml (1 5oz can) evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 340 g (2 cups) dark chocolate chips
  • 198 g (1 jar) marshmallow fluff marshmallow creme
  • beetroot powder


  • Line and lightly oil a 15x10x1-in baking tray.
  • Combine the butter, sugar and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until the thermometer reads (112 C) 235 F.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat; stir in the vanilla and the chocolate chips until chocolate is melted.
  • Mix in the marshmallow creme until well combined.
  • Transfer the truffle mix into the prepared tray and refrigerate, uncovered, for minimum 5 hrs or until firm.
  • Cut the truffle mix into truffle size pieces, form into balls and then roll each truffle in the beetroot powder.
  • Store in the refrigerator till needed.


  • In addition to the beetroot powder, you can also roll the truffles in cocoa powder or finely chopped nuts. Or, you can use all 3 to make a flavourful assortment.
  • To avoid staining your hands red, wear plastic gloves when rolling the truffles in the beetroot powder.
  • The number of truffles this recipe yields depends on how big or small you make them. I was able to get approximately 30 truffles that were 1-inch round.
Weight Watchers Points
There are 6 Freestyle Points in a serving of Beetroot Covered Chocolate Truffles.


Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.1mg