Vegan Ferrero Rocher

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Introducing Vegan Ferrero Rocher, a healthier version of the classic treat, crafted with just 7 simple ingredients. These hazelnut truffles are both vegan and gluten-free, and they whip up quickly and effortlessly. Plus, they’re perfect for gifting on birthdays, holidays, or anniversaries.

Reasons to Adore This Recipe:

  • Crafted with only 7 simple ingredients!
  • Incredibly quick and easy to make.
  • This recipe is vegan, dairy-free, plant-based, gluten-free, and grain-free!
  • Perfect for gifting on any occasion.
  • Made with wholesome ingredients and free from refined sugar.
  • These truffles are creamy, chewy, and boast a delightful hazelnut crunch.
  • Utterly addictive, but in the best possible way.
  • They taste just like the real deal, if not even more scrumptious!

Helpful Hints and Hacks:

  • Save time by opting for pre-roasted hazelnuts.
  • To easily remove hazelnut skins, rub them together in a clean dish towel for about 5 minutes.
  • Your hands might get oily while rolling hazelnut butter into balls; this is natural and won’t affect the taste of the truffles.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Can I use store-bought Nutella instead of making it from scratch?
    Absolutely! Just consider adding a thickening agent like almond flour, coconut flour, or oat flour.

Vegan Ferrero Rocher

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert



  • 1 1/4 cups roasted hazelnuts skins removed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 9 roasted hazelnuts for the center


  • 1/2 cup roasted hazelnuts chopped for coating
  • 1/2 cup vegan dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp coconut oil for melting chocolate


  • If using raw hazelnuts, roast them in the oven at 375°F for 12-15 minutes. Then, remove the skins by rubbing them in a clean dish towel for about 5 minutes.
  • Add roasted hazelnuts to a food processor or blender and blend until a butter forms (about 2-3 minutes).
  • Mix in cocoa powder, vanilla extract, salt, and maple syrup until you have a workable dough.
  • Roll dough into balls, placing a roasted hazelnut in the center of each. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Melt vegan dark chocolate until smooth. Pulse 1/2 cup hazelnuts in a food processor until chopped, then set aside.
  • Dip truffles in melted chocolate, then coat in chopped hazelnuts. Freeze for another 20 minutes until set.
  • Enjoy!


  • Save time by opting for pre-roasted hazelnuts.
  • Easily remove hazelnut skins by rubbing them in a clean dish towel.
  • Don’t worry if your hands get oily while rolling; it’s natural and won’t affect the taste.

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