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Sunday, 23 March 2014

Cocoa Nut Balls

Inspired by the "original Frooze Balls - Raw Energy Snacks", these Cocoa Nut Balls are an awesome little treat that will keep you going! They are simple to make and taste great.

These are gluten and grain free. Also dairy free.

Cocoa Nut Balls

Makes 25-30, depending on the size you want.

1.5 cups of dates, soaked in hot water for 5 minutes, then drained
1 cup cashew pieces, raw
1 cup sliced almonds, raw
1 cup desiccated coconut
1/4 cup 100% cocoa powder
1/4 cup coconut oil

Mix all ingredients in the whizz or blender and combine well. Whizz for a few minutes.
Squeeze and roll into balls of desired size.
Store in fridge until ready to eat :)

Consume with care, there are a few dates in these - treat as a treat!

                  Simple Tasty Nutrition (c) 2014


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  2. We came up with a very similar recipe to this while experimenting with various ingredients we had. We used Medjool dates instead of normal dates, coconut flakes, and roasted cacao nibs instead of cocoa. They were delicious! I'm assuming these chocolate balls were just as delicious :)