Nutty date truffles are a sweet ‘’pick-me-up’’ treat that is naturally sweetened with dates without adding sugar. Have your little...
Nutty date truffles are a sweet ‘’pick-me-up’’ treat that is naturally sweetened with dates without adding sugar. Have your little ones help you mix or even shape the balls.
2/3 cups macadamia nuts 23 soft dates 4 tbsp. cocoa powder unsweetened 2/3 cups dried coconut plus 1 cup for decorating. 2 tsp licorice powder optional
Pit the soft dates
Blend the macadamia nuts first. Then add the dates, coconut, cacao and the licorice powder.
Blend everything until the ingredients sticks together almost like a dough. Do not blend the pastry too much give it a couple of pulses and then check the pastry if its firm enough to form the balls off.
Form the balls with your hands
Roll the balls in the desired coatings and place them on a plate
Keep the truffles in room temperature and if it is for a later serving keep them cool in the fridge.
--------- Image credit and recipe: www.superhealthykids.com