Coconut-Date Truffle Bites

Coconut-Date Truffle Bites Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Pop a couple of chocolatey Coconut-Date Truffle Bites in your mouth for a sweet and satisfying afternoon pick-me-up.

Yield:

Serves 28 (serving size: 1 truffle)

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 69
Fat 4.1 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 9.1 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 22 mg
Calcium 15 mg

Ingredients

2/3 cup roasted, salted almonds
30 whole pitted dates
1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

Preparation

1. Place almonds in a food processor; process until finely ground. Add dates; process until finely ground. Add coconut and next 3 ingredients (through salt); pulse until combined.

2. Scoop about 2 teaspoons cocoa mixture with a spoon, and roll into a ball. Repeat the procedure with remaining cocoa mixture. Place the truffles on a platter lined with parchment paper; refrigerate 1 hour.

3. Place chocolate in a medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH 1 minute and 20 seconds or until melted, stirring every 20 seconds. Add truffles, stirring gently to coat. Return truffles to platter until the chocolate sets.

Note:

Julianna Grimes,

September 2013
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