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Chocolate Covered Date Truffles

Lovely and sweet Chocolate Covered Date Truffles, a healthy way to satisfy a sweet tooth.
Prep Time15 mins
Servings: 12 -16 chocolate covered date truffles

Ingredients

  • 1 10- ounce package dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cups pitted dates packed (about 1 pound)
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • Optional: extra shredded coconut sprinkles, crushed cookies, cocoa powder, crushed nuts

Instructions

  • Put the chocolate chips and coconut oil in a heatproof bowl and place over a saucepan containing about 1-inch of barely simmering water (or use a double boiler). Stir with a spoon until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth. Remove the bowl from the heat and let cool slightly.
  • Combine the dates, cashews and coconut in a food processor. Pulse a few times to break the ingredients up.
  • Process continuously for 20 seconds. Scrape the edges of the bowl to make sure none of the ingredients are sticking to the sides.
  • Process again until a ball is formed, about 30 seconds.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Scoop date puree by the tablespoonful and roll into 1" balls. Insert a skewer or sharp knife into the ball and dip into the melted chocolate, making sure the entire ball is covered.
  • Place on the parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle toppings over date truffles, if desired.
  • Refrigerate 20 minutes until hardened.
  • Enjoy.