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No-Bake Coconut Truffles Recipe

Contributors: Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD

Published: January 24, 2018

No-Bake Coconut Truffles Recipe
Rebecca Clyde, MS, RDN, CD

These dairy-free truffles taste great, made without added fat and sugar. They're also great for sharing.

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

Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  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%.

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