Chocolate Truffles

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Dried Fruit Truffles

Dried Plum "Chocolate" Truffles

This is a great dessert recipe for a large get-together or for your next dessert.
Servings: 12
Calories: 51kcal
Author: Judy Doherty


  • food processor
  • mixing bowl
  • kitchen spoon
  • ice cream scooop vvery small round scoop or melon baller


  • 1 cup pitted prunes
  • 1/4 cup pitted whole dates
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon powdered sugar


  • In the work bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine prunes, dates, pecans, and orange zest. Process until finely chopped. Shape mixture into small balls. Roll in cocoa/sugar mixture to coat.
  • Store airtight for up to 2 weeks.
  • Makes 24 truffles.


We recommend serving these with coffee or tea as an after-dinner treat.


Serving: 2each | Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg
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