Looking for an energy boost? Then try these delicious and healthy hazelnut treats. A perfect match for your afternoon coffee!

  • preparation: 5-10 min
  • cooking: 0 min
  • ready in about: 10 min

for 10-15 truffles

  • 2 handfuls 60 g almonds
  • 2 handfuls 60 g hazelnuts
  • 1 handful of 50 g pitted dates
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder (reserve 1 tablespoon for coating)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • if pulp is not sticky enough, you can add 1 or 2 tablespoons of fat (e.g. coconut oil)

1.  Toast hazelnuts with almonds in a pan. Watch out not to burn them. Shake the pan with nuts from time to time. 

2.  Once ready, set aside about 10 hazelnuts, whiz the rest of the almonds and nuts in a food processor.

3.  Add the rest of the ingredients and blend again.

4.  Roll into small balls and put one nut inside each one.

5.  Coat balls in cacao powder.

 

TIME:

  • preparation: 5-10 min
  • cooking: 0 min
  • ready in about: 10 min

INGREDIENTS:

for 10-15 truffles

  • 2 handfuls 60 g almonds
  • 2 handfuls 60 g hazelnuts
  • 1 handful of 50 g pitted dates
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder (reserve 1 tablespoon for coating)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • if pulp is not sticky enough, you can add 1 or 2 tablespoons of fat (e.g. coconut oil)

METHOD:

1.  Toast hazelnuts with almonds in a pan. Watch out not to burn them. Shake the pan with nuts from time to time. 

2.  Once ready, set aside about 10 hazelnuts, whiz the rest of the almonds and nuts in a food processor.

3.  Add the rest of the ingredients and blend again.

4.  Roll into small balls and put one nut inside each one.

5.  Coat balls in cacao powder.