fudgey the friendly bat
simple and sweet treat for halloween
2 cup unsoaked, pitted dates
¼ cup cocoa powder
sesame seeds, optional for "eyes"
1.place dates in food processor fitted with “S” blade, and process until well chopped
2.add cocoa powder and process until a ball forms
3.roll to desired thickness, between cling wrap
4.chill until firm
5.cut as desired ..i used a small bat:)...also shown as a truffle in mini cupcake paper with holiday pick
6.decorate with sesame seeds for eyes and use the end of a straw at an angle to make a smile:)
of course , you can use your favorite fudge or brownie recipe for this and make any additions like vanilla bean, or other flavorings:)
if you would like to individually wrap these, let them dry out a bit on the counter before slipping them into lollipop bags.
store in fridge
picture#2..of course you can enjoy this as fudge squares:)
here are more halloween party ideas: