Whether your spending Christmas at your own house or at another’s, these fruity christmas truffles are the perfect way to keep temptations at bay and indulge in the festive cheer! It’s so difficult during the holiday season to keep your health intact as everywhere you go a spread of sugary treats await. It’s Christmas, of course you need to treat yourself, but despite what you may think, it really doesn’t have to be unhealthy! These cranberry, pistachio, coconut and lemon bites are the essence of christmas, rich in taste and so delicious – the sweet and zingy flavours from the cranberry and lemon gives it the sugary sherbet flavour whilst the mellow pistachios and coconut make these treats nutty and wholesome. So simple, they take 5 minutes to make, and go down a treat with everybody! Make a big batch to last you the whole holiday season, so whenever that sweet tooth hits you, you know exactly where to go.
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Cranberry, Pistachio, Coconut & Lemon Christmas Truffles
1 cup cranberries
1 cup pistachios
2 tsp lemon juice
1/3 cup coconut
Method: Start by processing/blending the pistachios into an almost flour consistency. Add the cranberries, lemon juice and 1/4 a cup of coconut and continue to process. Keep blending until a smooth sticky dough forms in the blender. (You may have to scrape down the sides of the food processor a few times). When smooth remove from the blender and form into balls, size them to your preference. Roll them in the rest of the coconut and store in the fridge.