Chocolate Date Truffles

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Chocolate Date Truffles

INGREDIENTS:

15 good quality Medjool dates

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1½ tablespoons coconut oil

additional unsweetened cocoa to roll the truffles around in

DIRECTIONS:
  1. Remove the seeds from all the dates and pulse them in a food processor until almost smooth.
  2. Add in the cocoa powder and coconut oil, then pulse again until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Add the mixture to a bowl, and allow it to rest in the refrigerator for 10 minutes, or until the coconut oil gets stiff.
  4. Using a teaspoon, scoop out a portion of the date mixture and roll it in the palm of your hands to form a ball.
  5. Continue this until all of the date mixture has been rolled into balls.
  6. Dust each ball in additional cocoa powder and store in an airtight container.
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