Gourmet Chocolate Truffles


  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup ground pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder


Step 1 – Soak dates in warm water for 30 minutes.

Step 2 – Place almonds and pumpkin seeds in a food processor until they become the consistency of flour

Step 3 – Add dates, coconut oil and cacao powder to the flour mix in the processor and mix until it comes a sticky mixture.

Step 4 – Roll mixture into small balls.

Step 5 – Time to get creative – roll balls in shredded coconut, cacao powder, cinnamon coconut sugar mix, dip in dark chocolate and sprinkle with sea salt.

Step 6 – Place in freezer for 30 min. Keep refrigerated.

Note:  for an adult version of these truffles, soak the dates in rum!


Photo Credit: Joana Petrova