Chocolate Nut Truffles

The combination of walnuts and cashews creates a fabulously nutty flavor in these simple truffles. Dates sweeten this confection while chocolate rounds out the flavors for a truly sweet finish.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1⅓ cups pitted dates
  • ½ cup whole cashews
  • ½ cup whole walnuts
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ⅔ cup melted sugar-free chocolate

Directions

  • In a food processor, blend dates until they are smooth and the purée comes together and forms a ball. Add nuts and cocoa powder, mixing until nuts are chopped well and cocoa is well distributed.
  • Form dough into 1" balls. Dip truffles into melted chocolate. Refrigerate until chocolate is set, about 10 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1⅓ cups pitted dates
  • ½ cup whole cashews
  • ½ cup whole walnuts
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ⅔ cup melted sugar-free chocolate

Directions

  • In a food processor, blend dates until they are smooth and the purée comes together and forms a ball. Add nuts and cocoa powder, mixing until nuts are chopped well and cocoa is well distributed.
  • Form dough into 1" balls. Dip truffles into melted chocolate. Refrigerate until chocolate is set, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories570
Total Fat30g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate77g
Dietary Fiber12g
Sugars30g
Protein11g