Pop a couple of chocolatey Coconut-Date Truffle Bites in your mouth for a sweet and satisfying afternoon pick-me-up.

Julianna Grimes
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2013

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Yield:
Serves 28 (serving size: 1 truffle)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

69 calories; fat 4.1g; saturated fat 1.8g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 9.1g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterolmg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 22mg; calcium 15mg.