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Snowball Truffles

by Dawn Blatner, RDN CSSD

Servings: 14 (1 truffle Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 truffle
Amount per serving
Calories 70Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g3%
 Saturated Fat 2g12%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 13g4%
 Dietary Fiber 2g8%
 Sugars 10g 
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

These dairy-free truffles taste great without added fat and sugar. Give as a holiday gift to family, friends or coworkers.


12 medjool dates, pitted
2 tablespoons water
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
½ cup puffed brown rice
½ cup shredded unsweetened dried coconut


  1. 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.
  2. With small scoop, form mixture into 14 tablespoon-sized balls.
  3. Roll each ball into coconut to lightly coat.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 to 60 minutes to set.

Cooking Tip

You can store refrigerated balls in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
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About the author:

Dawn Jackson Blatner RDN CSSD

Dawn Blatner, RDN CSSD

is the author of The Flexitarian Diet. Visit her website at




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