Nut Butter Truffles Recipe
Dietary Candy Recipe
Nut Butter Truffles are packed with healthy ingredients including coconut, walnuts, raisins, cranberries, peanut butter.
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
3 tablespoons powdered sugar or 1-1/2 tablespoon date sugar
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
8 ounces pitted dates
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup coconut
1 tablespoon unsweetened carob powder or cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter (or cashew butter)
For coating, place the 1/2-cup coconut and powdered sugar into food processor bowl. Cover and process until coconut is finely chopped.
Put in shallow dish and set aside.
For the truffles:
Put walnuts, dates and raisins, cranberries, 1/3-cup coconut, carob or cocoa, and cinnamon into food processor. Blend until chopped fine and then add nut butter.
Process until moist to form ball. Use hands to make 1-inch balls. Roll in coconut mixture. Put in covered container.
These truffles will keep without refrigeration for one week, much longer in refrigerator.