Cooking Light's Coconut Date Truffle Bites
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.
- 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)
Cooking Light's Coconut-Date Truffles
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.
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.
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.
1. If you don’t like dried dates, then you can substitute another type of dried fruit.