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HEALTHY ENERGY TRUFFLES

GF, DF
Either coated in walnut or bittersweet cocoa, these sweet and chewy bites get you through the day

Makes 18 truffles


12oz deglet or medjool dated, pitted

1/2c raw cashews

1/2c walnuts

1tbsp cocoa powder

1tsp espresso powder


Use a food processor to chop up walnuts to a fine crumb and transfer to a small bowl. Mix together cocoa powder and espresso in a separate small bowl.


Food processor the dates and cashews together on a high-speed for 2 minutes, until clumps form. With your fingers and palms, roll mixture into balls (your size choice, a bit smaller than a golfball made 18), rolling half in the walnuts and the other half in the cocoa mixture. Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate for 1 hour.


Freezability: 

Freeze in a sealed baggie or Tupperware for up to a week.