Chocolate-Chip Nut Truffles
Try this out for summertime, or anytime! Suggested by HyVee dietitian Amber Groeling.
2/3 cup raw almonds
2/3 cup raw walnuts
2/3 cup rolled oats
½ tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp kosher salt
¼ cup honey or agave nectar
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
3 Tbsp mini chocolate chips, enjoy life or your favorite brand
In a food processor, process the almonds, walnuts, oats, cinnamon and salt into a fine meal. Add the agave or honey and vanilla and process to combine. Next, add the chocolate chips and pulse just to combine. Roll the cookie dough into balls, about 1 Tbsp each. Place them in the refrigerator or freezer until set. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
These size recipe portions will make a dozen truffles.
(Nutrition Facts per truffle: 95 calories, 5 g fat, 10 g carb, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein)