PS Maple-Raisin-Date Truffles

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Chef:  Laura Theodore, The Jazzy Vegetarian
Makes:  10 to 12 Truffles
Prep Time:  5 minutes, plus 1 hr refrigeration


  • 9 lg Medjool dates, pitted

  • 1/3 c raisins

  • 1/4 c raw unsweetened shredded dried coconut

  • 1 T maple syrup

  • 2 T unsweetened cocoa powder

  • Unbleached parchment paper to line pan


  1. Put the dates, raisins, coconut and maple syrup in a high-performance blending appliance and process to the consistency of soft dough.

  2. Transfer the date mixture to a medium-sized bowl.

  3. Using a cookie scoop, spoon out a heaping T of the date mixture, and roll it into a ball.

  4. Continue in this manner to form 10 to 12 truffle balls.

  5. Put the cocoa powder in a small bowl. Roll the truffles in the cocoa powder until coated and place on the prepared baking sheet.

  6. Refrigerate 1 hr.

  7. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Truffles will keep up to 3 days.

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