AuthorDannielle IllingworthCategory, DifficultyBeginner

The sweetness of dates, the richness of cacao powder, and the protein power of almonds combine in this winning recipe. Great as a snack or sweet treat!

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Yields24 Servings
Prep Time20 minsTotal Time20 mins

 ½ cup almonds
 ½ cup cashews
 16 dried dates, soaked for 30 mins
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 2 tbsp cacao powder
 desiccated coconut to coat (optional)

1

Process nuts in food processor to a chunky texture.  Add dates and process.

2

Add some of the water that the dates were soaked in (a few tbsps should be enough)

3

Add the rest of the ingredients and process. You can add some desiccated coconut to the mixture if required for texture/if mixture if too wet and sticky.

4

Roll mixture into balls using a teaspoon, and roll in desiccated coconut to coat.

Ingredients

 ½ cup almonds
 ½ cup cashews
 16 dried dates, soaked for 30 mins
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 2 tbsp cacao powder
 desiccated coconut to coat (optional)

Directions

1

Process nuts in food processor to a chunky texture.  Add dates and process.

2

Add some of the water that the dates were soaked in (a few tbsps should be enough)

3

Add the rest of the ingredients and process. You can add some desiccated coconut to the mixture if required for texture/if mixture if too wet and sticky.

4

Roll mixture into balls using a teaspoon, and roll in desiccated coconut to coat.

Cacao Protein Balls