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These truffles are worth the two hours and thirty minutes it takes to make, because they are sooo good. The secret ingredient that gives them a smooth creamy texture is avocado, one of nature’s greatest powerhouses. Enjoy this guilt-free treat.
1 ripe medium avocado
½ C dates, soaked and drained
¼ C dark cocoa powder and 2 Tbs. reserved for dusting
1 ½ Tbs. melted coconut oil
1 ½ Tbs. Coconut flour
Dash of sea salt
Place all ingredients in a blender (except for the 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, which are reserved for dusting).
Blend on high for 5 minutes until silky smooth
Prepare an assembly line with a plate and a parchment paper.
Tape the paper down to prevent it from moving
Sprinkle it with the 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
Scoop one tablespoon of the batter and roll into a ball
Roll the ball over the cocoa powder on the parchment paper. Place it on the plate
Repeat until all batter is rolled into balls and covered in cocoa powder
Refrigerate balls 2-3 hours until hardened and enjoy
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