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Almond Truffles
Looking for a sweet, healthful nibble? This combination of dates, almond butter and cocoa powder will get you going again, and with a bit of protein, it will stave off hunger in between meals.
20 Medjool dates, seeded and halved
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup almond butter
1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon natural cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup toasted almonds, well chopped
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Almond Truffles

Almond Truffles

Almond Truffles
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  • Servings:18 (37 g)
  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
1. Put the dates and vanilla in a food processor and run until a chunky paste forms. Add the almond butter and pulse a few more times. Add the coconut, cocoa powder, salt and cinnamon and pulse a few more times.
2. Roll a heaping tablespoon of the mixture between your palms to form a ball. Repeat with remaining mixture. Put your chopped almonds on a plate and roll each truffle in the almonds. Chill until firm.