Almond Truffles

Number of Servings: 18 (37g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 10 min.
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.

Ingredients

  • 20 Medjool dates, pitted and halved
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup almond butter
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ⅓ cup + 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup toasted almonds, well chopped

Directions

  1. Put the dates and vanilla in a food processor and run until a chunky paste forms.
  2. Add the almond butter and pulse a few more times.
  3. Add the coconut, cocoa powder, salt and cinnamon and pulse a few more times.
  4. Roll a heaping tablespoon of the mixture between your palms to form a ball. Repeat with remaining mixture.
  5. Put your chopped almonds on a plate and roll each truffle in the almonds. Chill until firm.

Nutrition Facts

18 servings per container

Serving Size 37g

Amount per serving
Calories 125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 11%
Total Sugars 18g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 41.8mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 6%
Potassium 270mg 6%
Vitamin A 1.9mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin E 1.6mg 15%
Vitamin K 0.8mcg 0%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 7.9mcg 2%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 3.2mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 64.8mg 6%
Iodine 0.1mcg 0%
Magnesium 42.5mg 10%
Zinc 0.5mg 0%
Selenium 0.7mcg 2%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.5mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Medjool Dates, Almond Butter (dry Roasted Unblanched Almonds), Cocoa, Almonds, Coconut, Ground Cinnamon, Vanilla Extract, Salt.

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