Raw Chocolate Coconut Truffles

These raw chocolate truffles are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth and get the great benefits of raw coconut oil at the same time.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 4 large pitted dates
  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 3⁄4 cup raw cacao powder, divided
  • 1 1⁄4 cup raw shredded coconut, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. raw coconut oil
  • 1⁄2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 dash sea salt


  • In a food processor, process dates and water to form a paste. Using a spatula, scrape mixture out into a large bowl. Stir in 1⁄2 cup cacao powder.
  • In the food processor, mix 1 cup shredded coconut and coconut oil; process until a thick paste forms.
  • Add date paste; purée until smooth, then add cinnamon, vanilla, and sea salt. Mix well.
  • Form mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining 1⁄4 cup cacao powder and remaining 1⁄4 cup coconut. Place on a parchment-paper-lined baking sheet; refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.