Almond-Pecan Date Truffles
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
Makesabout 1-1/2 dozen
- 1/3 cup apple juice
- 1 package (8 ounces) chopped dates
- 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
- 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup ground almonds, toasted
- In a microwave, warm apple juice. Stir in dates; let stand 5 minutes to soften, stirring occasionally. Remove dates from apple juice; discard liquid. Transfer dates to the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment; process until smooth. Add pecans and spices; pulse just until combined (mixture will be thick).
- Shape mixture into 1-in. balls; place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate, covered, 30-60 minutes.
- Roll date balls in almonds.
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Nutrition Facts1 date ball: 109 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
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Aug 1, 2019
I've made this recipe twice! The second time I added mini chocolate chips. Delish!
Mar 3, 2019
Made these and just set them on the counter and next time i looked they were all gone - could not say they were healthy or they would still be there. Easy to make too