Saturday, October 25, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Recipe: Energy Truffles


  • 6 dates, pitted
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 2 T. coconut oil
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1-2 T. water to thin


  1. In a food processor combine raisins, dates and coconut oil (melted). Add to that the dry ingredients and pulse to form a dough. Add water, as needed to thin it out.
  2. With wet hands, scoop a 1-2 T. heap of batter into hands and roll into a ball. Coat with coconut or chopped nuts or leave as is.
  3. Refrigerate or freeze to firm it up. Enjoy!
Katie Cavuto, MS, RD Culinary Nutritionist, president of Healthy Bites and dietitian for the Philadelphia Phillies.
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