11/2 cup walnuts
1 cup pitted dates
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 cup cacao powder
Mix all ingredients together in food processor; pulse and then blend well. The mixture should have the consistency of peanut butter (not chunky!). Form mixture into one-inch balls and place on a cookie sheet; put tray in the refrigerator for one hour before serving.
Put Valentine Date Delights in mini cupcake liners and store in a resealable storage container using wax paper in between layers; may be refrigerated up to two weeks.