Chocolate Mint Holiday Truffles

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Chocolate Mint Holiday Truffles

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Ingredients
Serves 24
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1 c.almonds
¾ c.cocoa powder
c.unsweetened coconut
½ c.coconut oil, melted, plus additional if needed
1 tsp.peppermint extract
1 c.dates, pits removed (about 10 to 12 large dates), divided

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine almonds, cocoa powder and unsweetened coconut. Pulse until well combined.
  2. Add melted coconut oil, peppermint extract and 1/2 cup dates. Blend until well combined. Add remaining dates, and additional coconut oil if needed. Pulse until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a large bowl. Mixture may seem crumbly, but it will stick together once you mix it with your hands.
  4. Roll into 1-inch balls (1 tablespoon size) and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving. If desired, press mixture into an 8-inch-square pan and cut into squares for truffle bars.

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adapted from Healthy Simple Life.