Maple-Raisin-Date Truffles
These tasty truffles are pretty too, making an excellent healthy dessert or snack to satisfy your sweet tooth. Bonus: Impressive to serve for a dinner party too! Watch Laura Theodore make this recipe at
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: 10-12
  • 9 large Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1⁄3 cup raisins
  • ¼ cup raw unsweetened shredded dried coconut
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Line a small baking sheet with unbleached parchment paper.
  1. Put the dates, raisins, coconut and maple syrup in a high-performance blending appliance and process to the consistency of soft dough.
  2. Transfer the date mixture to a medium-sized bowl. Using a cookie scoop, spoon out a heaping tablespoon of the date mixture, and roll it into a ball.
  3. Continue in this manner to form 10 to 12 truffle balls.
  4. Put the cocoa powder in a small bowl. Roll the truffles in the cocoa powder until coated and place on the prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  5. Stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, truffles will keep up to 3 days.
Recipe © 2015 Laura Theodore, published by Jazzy Vegetarian, LLC, reprinted by permission.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 100 Fat: 3 Saturated fat: 3 Carbohydrates: 20 Sugar: 16 Sodium: 3 Fiber: 3 Protein: 1
Recipe by The Veggie Queen at