Cocoa Almond Date Balls

The almond date balls, is another nutrition-packed recipe made with just a handful of ingredients to fulfil your hunger pangs. Whenever you crave for something sweet but healthy, these sweet balls are a delicious option as these are gluten-free. This is also a vegan recipe.

If you’re finding yourself spending a lot of money on snacks and unpleased with the long list of ingredients they’re made with, it’s time to make your own healthy snacks. It’s cheaper and healthier! This is one of those recipes that you can totally experiment with to add ingredients. Taste and test to get a mixture you love.

Almonds are full of nutritional value and add crunchiness. Whereas perks of adding dates is, it helps to boost energy and it’s natural sweetness. The basic ingredients are just almonds, dates, and coconut oil. I also add some cocoa powder to give it a twist of taste and peanut butter which gives it a buttery flavour. Coating the balls in the grated coconut gives it a finishing touch.


Serves – 4

Ingredients:
3/4 cup almonds
1-1/2 cup pitted dates
1 tbsp coconut oil or olive oil
1 tbsp peanut butter
2 tbsp cocoa powder
Grated coconut for coating


Method:
1. In a blender or mixer coarsely grind the almonds.
2. Then add the dates, peanut butter, cocoa powder, coconut oil and grind till all the
ingredients are crushed and mixed all together.
3. Make equal sized balls and keep it in the fridge for 10 mins.
4. Roll the ready balls in toasted coconut and store in an airtight container.


I hope you make this homemade healthy snack that’s full of good natural ingredients. And I hope it gives you energy to tackle your day with a pep in your step! Have fun with the recipe and customize it to your liking!

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