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Rose Hips Truffles

This is a great healthy recipe with a distinct middle eastern flair. At this time of year it is really delightful to have a treat that you feel healthier for eating.


5 Minutes


Gently wrap the fresh truffle in absorbent paper, such as paper towel. Place in a dry, sealed container like Tupperware or a glass jar up to 7 days.


15/20 balls



Rose hips are rich in Vitamin-C, they actually have a higher content than citrus fruits and they also have anti-inflammatory properties.


  • 100 grams of raw cashew nuts
  • 100 grams of dried unsulphured apricots
  • 4 tablespoons ground rose hip powder
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or ground vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Rolling mixture
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon rose hips powder

Preparation & Cooking Instructions

  1. Start by mixing the nuts in a food processor until finely chopped (be careful not to run them too long). Then add the rest of the ingredients and pulse for about 1 minute or until it forms up like a ball.
  2. Remove the knife blades from the food processor.
  3. Place the mixture in the fridge for about 10 minutes.
  4. Then form 15 – 20 small round truffles with your hands; they should be half the size of a golf ball.
  5. Roll the truffles in the rolling mixture and place it in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving.