Chocolate Nut Truffles

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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.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutes

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.