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Apple Nut Truffles


Apple Nut Truffles

Serves: 10

Category: Desserts
Author: Christine Waltermyer
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No need to feel guilty! These delicious truffles are made with nuts, seeds and fruit.

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Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups raw cashews
1 cup raw almonds
1 medium apple, peeled, cored and sliced
1 teaspoon ground chia seeds
8 dried apricots, minced
cinnamon (for coating)
unsweetened shredded coconut (for coating)
natural, non-alkalized cocoa powder (for coating)

Instructions:

Grind the cashews and almonds into a powdered meal in a high-powered blender, then add the apple slices, ground chia seeds and dried apricot and blend again until smooth.

To make truffles, chill mixture for 1-2 hours, then form into small balls and roll each ball in either the cinnamon or a mixture of coconut and cocoa powder.

Note: May also be used as a spread for apple or banana slices.

Calories 233; Protein 7 g; Carbohydrates 17 g; Total Fat 17.1 g; Saturated Fat 2.9 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 4 mg; Fiber 4.2 g; Beta-Carotene 144 ug; Vitamin C 1 mg; Calcium 61 mg; Iron 2.4 mg; Folate 13 ug; Magnesium 109 mg; Zinc 1.8 mg; Selenium 5.2 ug

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Bruce Spence

11/25/2015 09:14 PM

Rated this recipe: (no rating)

Rolled them in coconut, cocoa powder as well as Doc Fuhrman's Ceylon cinnamon. Mmmmmmmm.
This comment was last edited on 11/26/2015 08:39 AM

Froggie

12/04/2015 10:55 AM

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This is good and portable! I pack a couple in my purse so if I get hungry during the day, I don't crash my lifestyle and eat at McD's! TY for sharing!