Your sweetie will swoon over these Vegan Chocolate Almond Date Truffles this Valentine’s Day. Serve a plate of them for dessert, or just have one to satisfy your sweet tooth. They’re super easy to make, and they’re healthy, too!
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1 ½cupsmedjool datesabout 12, pitted and soaked in water for about half an hour
1/3cupraw cacao powder or natural cocoa powder
pinchof sea salt
For Coating (Optional)
2tablespoonschopped cacao nibs
2tablespoonsunsweetened shredded coconut
Place the raw almonds in a food processor, and process until they’re crumbly, resembling a fine meal.
Add the dates, cacao powder, vanilla extract, almond extract, and sea salt. Process until well combined and smooth. The mixture should stick together easily. If it’s too dry, add a little water, a tablespoon at a time.
Spoon the mixture into a bowl. Scoop out the mixture by the tablespoonful and roll into 1-inch balls.
Place the coatings in to shallow dishes, and roll the truffles until well coated.