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
Put the dates, raisins, coconut and maple syrup in a high-performance blending appliance and process to the consistency of soft dough.
Transfer the date mixture to a medium-sized bowl.
Using a cookie scoop, spoon out a heaping T of the date mixture, and roll it into a ball.
Continue in this manner to form 10 to 12 truffle balls.
Put the cocoa powder in a small bowl. Roll the truffles in the cocoa powder until coated and place on the prepared baking sheet.
Refrigerate 1 hr.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Truffles will keep up to 3 days.
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