These dairy-free truffles taste great, made without added fat and sugar. They’re also great for sharing.
12 Medjool dates, pitted
2 tablespoons water
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
½ cup puffed brown rice
½ cup shredded unsweetened dried coconut.
Before you begin: Wash your hands.
- In food processor or blender puree dates and water until a sticky paste/ball forms. Pulse in cocoa powder until solid dough forms. Stir in puffed brown rice.
- With small scoop, form mixture into 14 tablespoon-sized balls.
- Roll each ball into coconut to lightly coat.
- Refrigerate for 30 to 60 minutes to set.
You can store refrigerated balls in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
Serving size: 1 truffle
Calories: 70; Total Fat: 2.5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Total Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 10g; Protein: 1g; Vitamin A: 0%; Vitamin C: 0%; Calcium: 2%; Iron: 2%.
Rebecca Clyde, MS, RDN, CD