pistachio truffles


Zee Chef
A little something to crave that sweet tooth while keeping healthy and taking in the nutritious benefits of pistachios which are super healthy and a good source of protein, fiber, and antioxidants!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, International
Servings 15 Truffle Balls


  • 1/2 cup Raw Pistachios
  • 1/4 cup Raw Cashews
  • 2 tbsps Maple Syrup
  • 1/8 tsp Himalayan Sea Salt
  • 1 Lemon (zest of)
  • 8 Medjool dates pitted
  • 1 tbsp Water


  • In a food processor, process the cashews, pistachios, maple syrup, salt and lemon zest till nuts are broken down and finely chopped.
  • Add pitted dates and water into the processor and pulse until you end up with a mixture that forms into balls. If it is too dry and crumbly, add a little more water and then process again.
  • Once ready, roll the mixture into balls and coat with chopped pistachio. Store in an airtight box and keep in the fridge.


Lemony, yummy, and a light snack full of nutrients! Pistachios are an excellent source of protein, antioxidants, and fiber, make sure to add this tiny nut to your diet  
Keyword Energy Balls, Healthy Snack, Pistachios, Yummy in My Tummy
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