Date/Goat Cheese Truffles

From salon.com. Made for Thanksgiving, and people really liked them. The food processor has trouble truly blending it all, but that didn’t bother anybody overmuch.

INGREDIENTS
10 Medjool dates
3 oz. goat cheese
1 tablespoon vanilla
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons cocoa powder for dusting

DIRECTIONS
Pit dates (If you are using a blender instead of a food processor, chop the dates before putting in the blender.)
Put dates, goat cheese, ¼ cup of cocoa powder and vanilla in food processor and blend for 20 seconds. When the mixture is entirely smooth and coming together into a ball, it’s ready.
Put remaining cocoa powder on plate. Wet your hands slightly. Using your hands, roll the dough into little balls. Dust balls in cocoa powder.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes, and serve.

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