Coconut Date Balls

Geetha Priyanka
Coconut date balls - a vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, no-bake snack. These little treats are great all natural healthy snack perfect to enjoy evening snack as desserts after meals or after school snacks for kids.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine universal
Servings 12 balls

Ingredients
  

1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp = 15ml

  • 360 gms (1 cup packed) Dates pitted
  • 50 gms (1/2 cup) Desiccated coconut
  • 100 gms (1/2 cup) Almonds
  • 1 tsp Coconut oil

Instructions
 

  • Place almonds in a food processor, pulse until it is roughly chopped.
  • Now add dates, coconut oil, desiccated coconut and process on high-speed until everything combines well and holds together when you press it.
  • Roll tablespoon measure of the mixture into balls, roll them in shredded coconut to coat.
  • Enjoy nutritious and delicious coconut date balls!

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Notes

You can swap in cashews, walnuts, pecans for almonds.
The natural sweetness from dates is sufficient for this recipe. If you need more sweetness, you may add maple syrup, agave syrup or any healthy alternative sweetener.
You may have to pause while processing to scrape the dates mixture from the sides of the food processor container.
You can place the balls in a parchment lined baking sheet and keep it in the fridge for 1-2 hours before you serve.
Freeze them for longer storage.
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