No-Bake Coconut Truffles Recipe

No-Bake Coconut Truffles Recipe

Rebecca Clyde, MS, RDN, CD

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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.

You can store refrigerated balls in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 truffle
Serves 14

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%.