Recipe: Cocoa Nutty Balls

Cocoa Nutty Balls

  • Servings: 9
  • Difficulty: easy
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Here’s what you’ll need:

½ cup chopped almonds
½ cup chopped hazelnuts
½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
½ cup dates (Use what you have on hand. I had chopped dates on hand so I used those. If you have full, pitted dates, those will work just as well.)
dash of sea salt
2 Tbsp. coconut oil-melted (may need extra for final combining of ingredients)
2 Tbsp. raw cocoa powder
3 Tbsp. peanut butter
Parchment paper lined baking sheet or large plate

Makes 9 delicious Cocoa Nutty Balls

  1. If necessary, use a food processor or high-speed blender (like a VitaMix) to chop almonds and hazelnuts. (I cheated this time and bought pre-chopped!) Place chopped nuts in a medium bowl.
  2. In your food processor or high-speed blender, process all ingredients from pure vanilla extract to raw cocoa powder until well combined and a chunky mixture has formed.
  3. Add to the bowl with the chopped nuts and add the peanut butter. Mix together using a spoon until well combined.
  4. Form into small balls, adding more melted coconut oil if mixture is too dry. (I added an additional 1 tsp. to mine when forming balls.)
  5. Place on your parchment paper lined baking sheet or large plate and refrigerate for at least a half an hour to firm.


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