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raw vegan turtles

Vegan Date and Chocolate Turtles

Written by Integrative Health Daily Staff

raw vegan turtles

Vegan Date and Chocolate Turtles

Savor the guilt-free delight of our raw vegan turtles! Featuring sweet dates, crunchy pecans, and rich cacao powder, it's a delicious blend of flavors and textures. Completely raw and vegan-friendly, this treat offers a nutritious twist on a classic dessert. Enjoy the luscious taste as a satisfying snack or dessert anytime!
Prep Time 15 minutes
2 hours 45 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

Chocolate

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 3 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup

Caramel

  • 10 medjool dates softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

To Assemble

  • 30 pecans

Instructions
 

  • Place all caramel ingredients into a food processor or high speed blender and blend until smooth.
  • Line a bowl with plastic wrap and scrape the caramel into the plastic wrap. Place in the freezer for 2-3 hours.
  • Remove the caramel from the freezer and roll pieces of the caramel into 2 ince balls. Press down each ball to flatten and place 3 pecans on each ball of caramel. Put the turtles onto a parchment lined cookie sheet and place back into the freezer for another 30 minutes.
  • Put all of the chocolate ingredients into a food processor or high speed blender and blend until smooth. Cover each turtle with chocolate and place back into the freezer to set.

Notes

Store in the freezer for up to 3 months. Let thaw slightly before eating.
Keyword celiac friendly, chocolate, dairy free, dates, dessert, detox friendly, fruit, nuts, raw vegan, vegan

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