Cocoa-Oat Truffles

Cocoa-Oat Truffles

Makes about 20 truffles

A combo of cocoa, oats, dates, almond butter and spices makes for naturally sweet treats, a healthier alternative during the holiday sweets season.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup finely chopped pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • pinch grated nutmeg
  • pinch ground cinnamon
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Method: 

Place oats in the bowl of a food processor and process until finely ground. Add dates, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, almond butter, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon and process until finely ground and sticking together. Place remaining cocoa powder in a shallow bowl. Roll truffle mixture into balls about 2 teaspoons each, pressing firmly for mixture to stick together. Roll truffles in cocoa powder and chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 1 truffle, 90 calories (35 from fat), 4g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 3g protein
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