Get In the Kitchen: Espresso and Date Truffles

 Need a pick me up? Try these Espresso cocoa truffles!

Need a pick me up? Try these Espresso cocoa truffles!

½ cup             almonds, roughly chopped

½ cup             water

24                  dates, fresh  or

                      1 ½ cup dried dates

1 cup              rolled oats

2 tbs              cocoa or cacao

1 shot             Espresso

1 tbs               peanut butter, no added salt

2 tbs              cocoa or cacao, to roll truffles in


Step 1.

Add almonds, dates, and water to a food processor. Mix until thoroughly combined but still slightly chunky.

Step 2.

Add the oats, cocoa, espresso and peanut butter. Mix for another 1 minute. If sticky, add a tablespoon of water.

Step 3.

Place the remaining cocoa into a bowl and using wet hands, roll a tablespoon of mixture into a ball.

Step 4.

Roll each ball into the cocoa. Refrigerate for 20 – 40 minutes before serving or place into a container and store in the fridge for the week ahead. Alternatively, freeze in packs of 2 – 3 and use them as treat for the adult lunch boxes.


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