Healthy eating just got a little sweeter! Go ahead, treat your self with these delicious, wholesome truffle balls! No artificial ingredients, no added sugars; just nuts, dates, dried cherries, and cocoa powder.
Not only are dates a great sugar replacement, but they also provide health benefits. Walnuts are also be beneficial for men, as they may help improve prostate health.
½ cup walnuts
¼ cup dried unsweetened cherries
¼ cup packed pitted dates (~4-5 medjool dates)
2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1-2 teaspoons of water, if needed
Extra cocoa powder
Shredded Coconut Flakes
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- Lightly pulse the walnuts in a food processor until a fine texture. Then add the dates, cherries, and cocoa powder. Continue to pulse until the mixture starts to stick. If the mixture is a little crumbly and doesn’t stick well, add in 1 teaspoon of water and pulse until it starts to stick.
- With clean hands, roll the mixture into ~8 balls. Optional to roll the truffles in more cocoa powder or coconut flakes. Place in the fridge for 1-2 hours to let them firm up, then enjoy!