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    Chocolate Truffles That are Good for You!

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    1 hr 5 mins

    1 hr

    5 mins

    aunty carol's Note:

    These are made with Mejool dates, nuts, pure cocoa powder and peanut butter which has no sugar or salt added. They are healthy and will give you lots of energy.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 30

    Yield:

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    • 1 cup raw nuts (walnuts, or almonds, or hazelnuts, or cashews. I used a mixture of cashews and almonds )
    • 1 cup organic peanut butter (crunchy, smooth or sugar free)
    • 1 -2 tablespoon maple syrup
    • 12 pitted dates (soaked in hot water for 5 mins and then drained)
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 pinches sea salt
    • 1/4 cup green and blacks cocoa powder

    chocolate covering

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Line a baking sheet with parchment.
    2. 2
      Place nuts in a food processor and process until a gritty texture or finer if you wish. Add Peanut butter, dates, cinnamon powder, sea salt, Maple syrup and cocoa powder. Process until a thick paste.
    3. 3
      Place into a bowl and make sure it is thoroughly mixed by kneading a few times. Shape into balls about a tablespoons worth and then place on baking parchment and chill in fridge until firm. ( makes about 30-35 balls).
    4. 4
      Chocolate Coating.
    5. 5
      Place ingredients in a bowl over simmering water and melt gradually. Mix well and then you are ready to coat the truffles. Use a toothpick to pick one up and dip into the chocolate, place back onto the parchment and chill. Keep refrigerated for up to five days.
    6. 6
      They taste squidleyyumcious!
    7. 7
      This recipe was adapted from She Let Them Eat Cake.com.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Truffles That are Good for You!

    Serving Size: 1 (23 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 30

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 121.3
     
    Calories from Fat 88
    73%
    Total Fat 9.8 g
    15%
    Saturated Fat 3.3 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 131.7 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.9 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 4.0 g
    16%
    Protein 3.5 g
    7%

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