Chocolate Bliss Balls Posted on 01/03/2013

Chocolate Bliss Balls- An Apple a Day

These Chocolate Bliss Balls are both gluten and dairy free, contain the nutrient rich cacao and they are sweetened with the natural goodness of dates (no added sugar!!). They are simple and easy to prepare, and best of all… they are DELICIOUS!

 

Chocolate Bliss Balls
Ingredients
  • 250g / 2 Cups Cups of Cashews
  • 20g / 2 heaped tbsp of cacao
  • 50g / 2 generous tbsp of Coconut Oil – I use Loving Earth (it tastes amazing)
  • 7 fresh organic dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut for rolling
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients (minus desiccated coconut) in the food processor and blend until combined. Mixture should resemble a moist granular texture that binds together well when rolled into balls.

  2. Pour desiccated coconut on a large plate or flat surface.

  3. Roll mixture into bite-sized balls, before rolling in desiccated coconut to coat.

  4. Place completed balls in the fridge for approximately 15 minutes. This will set the coconut oil.

Recipe Notes

These delicious Energy balls store in the fridge for 2-3 days in a sealed container. Perfect as a kitchen activity for children.  Feel free to substitute cashews for other varieties of nuts. I often alternate between Walnuts and Cashews just to change things up. Enjoy!



Subscribe
Notify of
guest
6 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
trackback
Long-haul flights and food prep - my tips & tricks | An Apple a day
7 years ago

[…] snack on, Andrew (and so did our hostess!) loves the cacao energy balls (recipe can be found here). You could also make your own Fig and Almond Amazeballs (recipe can be found here). I like to add […]

trackback
Healthy Valentine's Day Inspiration | An Apple a day
6 years ago

[…] NIGHT MUNCHIESChocolate and Date Balls Don’t forget my Fig & Almond Amazeballs and Cacao Energy Balls. These are the perfect ‘date-night’ movie snack. […]

trackback
Hiking & Your Ultimate Recovery Formula | An Apple a day
6 years ago

[…] Cacao Energy Balls […]

trackback
Sweeten Life Naturally | An Apple a day
6 years ago

[…] vitamin A1 and C. They work wonderfully in cooking (you can find a recipe for cacao energy balls here) and work well in a green […]

trackback
Cacao vs Cocoa - What's the difference? | An Apple a day
6 years ago

[…] Chocolate Bliss Balls  […]

trackback
The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate
4 years ago

[…] Chocolate Bliss Balls  […]

Close