Down to Earth Christmas Truffles
The possibilities for these little truffles are endless! Use any variation of nuts, seeds, and dried fruit – also extra yummy with a few drops of organic peppermint extract.
You will need:
- ½ cup almonds or cashew nuts
- 1 cup dessicated coconut
- 1/3 cup raw organic cacao powder
- ½ cup organic dates
- 2 Tbsp maple syrup (optional)
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
- Pinch of Himalayan salt
-Put nuts, coconut, cacao, dates and salt in a food processor.
-Blend until mixture is crumbly.
-Add maple syrup (or a little water if not using) and coconut oil.
-Process until mixture comes together.
-Roll into small balls.
-Coat in cacao powder or coconut.
-Refrigerate for a few hours.
Variations: Replace some of the coconut with cacao nibs for extra crunch, or use different dried fruit or seeds.