Raw chocotejas
Recipe type: Sweets
Cuisine: Peruvian
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Serves: 8-12
  • ½ cup dates
  • 2 tablespoons dried coconut
  • ¼ cup 100% cacao chocolate pieces
  • ¼ cup pecan halves
  1. In a mortar or a food processor, turn the dates into a smooth paste. Add the coconut and mix well.
  2. Put a layer of date paste over half the pecans, and cover with the other halves, making a sandwich.
  3. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over hot water.
  4. Dip every teja in the chocolate, and cover completely.
  5. Place on a tray covered in Silpat or parchment, and put in the fridge until the chocolate hardens.
Recipe by PERU DELIGHTS at http://perudelights.com/raw-chocotejas-a-wholesome-treat-for-hump-day/