OSG- Homemade RolosIngredients (18 bites) recipe adapted from Date Caramel
Vegan, gluten-free, and addicting.
200 grams pitted soft Medjool dates (about 11 large)1/2 tbsp SunButter (or nut butter of choice)1 tsp pure vanilla extractpinch of fine grain sea saltDipping Chocolate
scant 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips ( I used Sunspire 65% Cacao Bittersweet Chips)1 tsp coconut oilGarnish
Instructions1. [Note: You want to use very soft Medjool dates. If yours are firm, soak in water to soften before using. Be sure to drain well.] Process pitted dates in food processor until a sticky paste forms. Now, add in the Sunbutter, vanilla extract and a pinch of fine grain sea salt. Process until combined. The mixture will be SUPER sticky, but this is a good thing!
2. Scoop out the sticky mixture into a bowl and freeze for about 10 minutes. Chilling it makes the caramel easier to shape into balls. After chilling, lightly wet your fingers and shape caramel into small balls to make about 18 balls total.
3. Place balls back into the freezer for another 10 minutes on a parchment lined plate. Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips along with 1 teaspoon coconut oil in the microwave for 30-60 seconds. Be sure not to burn chocolate.
4. Remove balls from freezer and dunk each ball into the melted chocolate, one at a time. Roll around to coat. Tap off excess chocolate and place back onto parchment-lined plate. Sprinkle with chia seeds or scant amount of sea salt. Repeat for the rest.
5. Freeze again for at least 20 minutes until set. Bites taste best straight from the freezer and will soften (but will not melt) at room temperature.So Easy and So Freaking Delicious!
Now if this does not make you happy, then I don't know what will : )
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