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Cooking Light's Coconut Date Truffle Bites

Coconut Date Truffle Bites Cooking Light
Fruit Tuffles
skill level
Easy
time
60-120min
servings
28
cost
$
Coconut Date Truffle Bites Recipe: Though they may taste like they're coated in sugar, dates have a naturally sweet taste -- perfect for a light after dinner pick.
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ingredients
  • 2/3 cup Roasted Salted Almonds
  • 30 whole Pitted Dates
  • 1/2 cup Flaked Unsweetened Coconut
  • 2 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 ounces Bittersweet Chocolate (chopped)
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  • 1
    2/3 cup Roasted Salted Almonds
    30 whole Pitted Dates
    1/2 cup Flaked Unsweetened Coconut
    2 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa
    1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
    1/8 teaspoon Salt
    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. 
  • 2
     
    Scoop about 2 teaspoons chocolate mixture with a spoon; roll into a ball. Repeat procedure with remaining chocolate mixture. Place truffles on a platter lined with parchment paper, refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3
    2 ounces Bittersweet Chocolate (chopped) 
    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 chocolate sets. 

    Helpful Tip:
    1. If you don’t like dried dates, then you can substitute another type of dried fruit.
     
 
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