Healthy Chocolate Truffles

Healthy Chocolate Truffles

1 bag or bar of dark chocolate (12 oz)
1- 2/3 cups raw cashews
8 oz dates, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Zest of 1/2 of an orange
Melt chocolate in double boiler until just melted.  Meanwhile, blend 2/3 cups cashews with 2/3 cups water in blender on high for 30 seconds. Chop remaining cashews and set aside.  Fold together melted chocolate, cashew mixture, dates, sea salt, and orange zest.
Refrigerate until firm, approximately 45 minutes. Roll 3/4-inch balls in hands and then in chopped cashews. Refrigerate until ready to serve. (Note: Truffles will keep in freezer up to 1 month.)  Makes 24 truffles.
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2017-02-27T23:47:32+00:00 Categories: Recipe|