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

INGREDIENTS

  • 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

DIRECTIONS

  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. 

With her love for good food, compassion for animals and enthusiasm for great music, multi-talented author, Laura Theodore,  truly is the Jazzy Vegetarian.  Experience the JazzyVegetarian @ www.jazzyvegetarian.com, www.lauratheodore.com, www.vegan-ease.com
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