VEGAN ALMOND TRUFFLES

 

  • Cooking Time: 0
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 c. raw almonds
  • 5 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 c. raw cacao powder, plus extra for coating
  • 2 t. coconut oil
  • 3 T. or to taste raw agave nectar
  • 2 t. chia seeds
  • 2 t. flax powder
  • 1/4 c. water
  • Pink Himalayan salt for garnish

Directions

  • Prep: Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. Prepare bowls of pink salt and extra cacao powder for garnishing the truffles.
  • In a food processor, chop almonds into a flour.
  • Blend in Medjool dates until incorporated.
  • Combine all ingredients with date-almond flour in a large bowl. (If coconut oil is solid, melt it first!) Dough will be very stiff so use a strong wooden spoon or spatula.
  • Roll dough into Tablespoon-sized balls with your hands then roll in bowl of raw cacao powder to coat, dunk one side in the pink salt and place on papered cookie sheet.
  • Store in fridge for at least an hour before serving or packaging. Keeps for 3 days.

Notes

A special treat for my boyfriend who is a total health nut but can't help his love for sweets!

Categories: Misc. Dessert 

Author Credit: Felicia Heykoop

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