Date and nut truffles

Great lunchbox fillers or the perfect afternoon nibble to boost energy.
 
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Recipe from: 28 July 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 70
    g
    pitted dates
  • 1
    Tbs
    cocoa powder
  • 2
    Tbs
    almond or other nut butter
  • 1/4
    cup
    shelled pistachios
  • 1/2
    cup
    raw almonds
  • 2
    Tbs
    brown rice syrup
  • 1
    tsp
    finely grated orange rind
  • 3
    Tbs
    desiccated coconut
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Place the dates, cocoa and almond butter into a food processor and whizz into a paste.

Add the pistachios and almonds and whizz again until the nuts are finely chopped. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the brown rice syrup and orange rind, and mix again until everything is combined.

Roll heaped teaspoonfuls of the mixture into balls. Roll each ball in coconut to coat. Store the date balls in an airtight container in the fridge.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Cupcakes & Couscous. To see more recipes, please click here.
 
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