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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- 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
- 1Line a baking sheet with parchment.
- 2Place 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.
- 3Place 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).
- 4Chocolate Coating.
- 5Place 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.
- 6They taste squidleyyumcious!
- 7This 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
- Total Fat 9.8 g
- Saturated Fat 3.3 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 131.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 7.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
- Sugars 4.0 g
- Protein 3.5 g