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Chocolate Energy Truffles

Chocolate Energy Truffles

These elegant Chocolate Energy Truffles are a no-bake healthy snack that doubles as an impressive dessert! Arrange them on a fancy plate to welcome incoming guests, or make a batch and munch on them during the week for an energy boost.

Optional: Place a golden raisin or a mulberry inside the truffles and reshape as a sphere. Dip truffles into gold decorating dust for a whimsical look.   

Recipe posted with permission from Persian Food from the Non-persian Bride: And Other Sephardic Kosher Recipes You Will Love , by Reyna Simnegar  

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 20Servings


  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • 1 cup pitted Medjool dates
  • Pinch salt
  • ½ cup cacao or cocoa powder
  • Cacao/cocoa powder or gold decorating dust (optional)


1. Place walnuts in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process until a paste forms. Add pitted dates, salt and cacao powder until well mixed. The dough will be crumbly and moist but easy to mold into truffles about 1-1/2 inches diameter.