It's time to get Real. Pure. Natural. Real.

Dark Chocolate & Date Truffles

Adapted from Natural Solutions

Makes 24 truffles

1 bag or bar of dark chocolate (12 oz)
1 2/3 cups NOW Real Food® Certified Organic Cashews*
8 oz dates, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Zest of 1/2 of an orange
  1. Melt chocolate in double boiler until just melted.
  2. Meanwhile, blend 2/3 cups cashews with 2/3 cups water in blender on high for 30 seconds. Chop remaining cashews and set aside.
  3. Fold together melted chocolate, cashew mixture, dates, sea salt, and orange zest.
  4. Refrigerate until firm, approximately 45 minutes.
  5. Roll 3/4-inch balls in hands and then in chopped cashews.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve. (Note: Truffles will keep in freezer up to 1 month.)

Nutrition info per truffle:
105 calories
5 g fat
3 g saturated fat
1 mg cholesterol
1 g protein
15 g carbohydrates
1.5 g fiber
5 mg sodium

*NOW items available at your local health food store

Nuts Seeds Healthy Snacks Flours - Baking Mixes Natural Sweeteners Dried Fruit
Appetizers Beverages Breads and Spreads Breakfast Chef Suzy Singh Desserts Dressings, Sauces, and Dips Entrees - Seafood Entrees - Meat Entrees - Vegan and Vegetarian Fruits and Vegetables Gluten-Free Nuts and Snacks Salads Side Dishes
Better Stevia Real Tea Living NOW Ellyndale Foods