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"Chocolate" Orange Truffles (Paleo, AIP)

Author: Michele
Servings: 8 truffles
Bite-sized, REALLY quick and easy to make, freezer-friendly, and super tasty with flavors of carob and orange, this easy AIP dessert is a delicious way to satisfy that sweet tooth! (Also compliant for Paleo as well)
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins


  • 10 pitted soft Dates
  • 1 Orange (zest of the whole orange and 2 tbsp of the Orange Juice)
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil or Coconut Oil (melted) (or an oil/fat you tolerate)
  • 3 tbsp Carob Powder + 2 tbsp for dusting (you can use Cocoa powder if you're not on the AIP Diet)


  • Place all of the ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until it becomes a smooth paste. You may have to scrape down the sides a few times.
  • Place 2 tbsp of carob powder in a bowl or plate and then scoop out a small amount of the date mixture and roll it into a ball with your hands. Then roll in the carob powder, shaking off any excess. 
  • Store in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for longer (simply thaw on the counter for a few minutes before eating).


Freezing Instructions: For longer storage, freeze up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator or on the counter before enjoying.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: AIP, Autoimmune Paleo, easy, no-bake, Paleo, quick
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