Marzipan Truffles

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Marzipan Truffles

 

INGREDIENTS:

FOR MARZIPAN BALLS:

1 cup whole blanched almonds (or 1 1/4 cups ground blanched almonds)

1 cup pitted dates

1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon natural non-alkalized cocoa powder (to taste)

2 teaspoons almond extract

2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut

FOR COATING:

1 tablespoon natural, non-alkalized cocoa powder

1 – 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Combine marzipan ball ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until well mixed. Form into balls. (yields about 15)

 

For the coating, combine 1 tablespoon cocoa powder and 1 – 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut on a plate. Roll each ball in cocoa/coconut mixture (or just coconut or cocoa if preferred).

 

Store refrigerated.

 

Calories 289; Protein 7 g; Carbohydrates 29 g; Total Fat 18.1 g; Saturated Fat 3.5 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 8 mg; Fiber 6.3 g; Beta-Carotene 3 ug; Vitamin C mg; Calcium 83 mg; Iron 1.6 mg; Folate 21 ug; Magnesium 101 mg; Zinc 1.1 mg; Selenium 2.7 ug

 

Health and Wellness Associates

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Posted on December 5, 2016, in Foods, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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