The most helpful comments are the ones that give useful feedback for others who might make the recipe, tell about substitutions you made or adjustments you made and how it turned out, or assisting other commenters. Your email address will not be published. Plus I love how portable they are. Usually these peanut butters will be less sweet, but that’s OK, because we’re mixing in in with the dates everything will come together the right level of sweetness in the end. They will stay fresh for 7 days. The mixture will be sticky, but fill a bowl with water to wet your hands - makes it easier to roll the balls. Your email address will not be published. Well, hunni bee for those sugary times you should make these delightful chocolate coconut date balls. Vegan and Gluten Free. You should have between 16-18 balls. I have found using two forks is the easiest way to coat the balls in the chocolate. Sugar Free Peanut Butter, or Natural Peanut Butter is the best to use for this recipe. Dates are naturally sweet. Process until they become crumbly. Roll the mixture into balls it should make around 10 balls. Add the cocoa powder, peanut butter and dates to the food processor and blitz until combined (about 1 – 2 mins). You can make 9 big chocolate coconut date balls, or 18 smaller bite sized balls. They are also fabulous at picnics and BBQ’s. The most helpful comments are the ones that give useful feedback for others who might make the recipe, tell about substitutions you made or adjustments you made and how it turned out, or assisting other commenters. You should have between 16-18 balls. You will need to process the almonds in the food processor first before adding them back to the food processor with the other ingredients. But this–this is something that falls well inside the category of acceptable, and even healthy, foods I can eat, and I really, really LIKE-LIKE dates, coconut, and chocolate, and put all together?? Perfect for the Christmas holidays … Return the chocolate covered ball to the parchment lined baking tray. Real crowd pleasers. I love dates and they look and sound great (so do all your photos BTW) and I’ve got these ingredients on hand…making this weekend.. Oh my goodness!my kids love energy ball and they will definitely love this! These Chocolate Coconut Date Balls are one of my favourite things to make for quick, easy and convenient snacks. And if you happen to make them, tag any pics #lovingitvegan on instagram so we don’t miss out on seeing them. Looks so tempting, I need 5 balls now, please , Hahaha! If the mix is to wet add in extra cocoa powder. ★☆. You know, when you just can’t resist a little add-on to your grocery list. If mixture needs more moisture add 1 tablespoon of maple syrup. They’re a cross between a cookie and a chocolate truffle, only easier to make, lower in calorie, and full of nutrient rich ingredients. If you’d like to freeze these, wrap each ball individually in saran wrap and store in a freezer safe bag. I normally make 9 big ones as I find this is the perfect size to go with my morning coffee. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Step 2: Add almond flour, coconut, cocoa, chocolate chips, and vanilla. Well ‘healthy’ is not my favorite word really as it’s something that everyone has different definitions for. You will love how the sweetness of the dates blends perfectly with the crunchiness of the coconut, and how the two together create magic with the dark chocolate outer layer. Coat with coconut flakes and refrigerate for an hour. Form the energy balls. Depending on your preferences you can either make these uber coconutty or uber chocolatey. Step 4: Using a tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop dough, press firmly into scoop before releasing into your hand. They’re gluten-free and have no refined sugar yet they’re subtly sweet with great texture. It usually takes me about four or five bites to eat. All rights reserved. Store in the fridge in an air tight container. To make these delightful balls of joy you will need: I have tried to make these in a nutribullet and it did not go down well almost blew the thing. Just get very chewy and delicious), so they can last for ages – providing you with a perfect little mouthful size snack whenever you choose. But hey, dark chocolate, coconut and dates together, whether healthy or not (I say YES – it’s healthy!) Your email address will not be published. To melt the chocolate, use the double boil method, the microwave may be quicker but you’ve got a less chance of burning it and no one likes burnt chocolate hunni. Questions, comments? I love making delicious vegan food and creating vegan versions of all your old favorites, so that you’ll never feel like you’re missing out. These delicious chocolate coconut date balls only require 6 ingredients and can be whipped up in 10 minutes. Then roll into balls and roll in more coconut and place the balls on a parchment lined baking tray. Coconut contains MCTs a type of fat that provides energy. ★☆ Vegan Burger (Best Grillable Vegan Burger Ever! Well – that’s when it gets really exciting. A crumbly mixture will result. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Roll dough into a ball. Ooosh who doesn’t love a cheeky sweet snack every so often. Grab the Healthy Food Swaps Checklist Bundle! The next time you’re craving some sugar make the raw switch and have a crack at making your own goodies. Chocolate Date Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache. Pit the dates and place them into your food processor and process. Home » Chocolate » Chocolate Coconut Date Balls, LAST UPDATED: June 9, 2020 | PUBLISHED: December 5, 2019 | BY: Kim. Filed Under: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Snacks, Sweets, Vegan Tagged With: chocolate, coconut, date balls, no bake, raw snacks, raw treates. Your email address will not be published. It will form a ball when firmly pressed together. Thanks! ), The Best Vegan Chocolate Cake EVER! If the mix is to dry slowly add in extra coconut oil, make sure to check the consistency so that it doesn’t get to wet. Has to be “heaven in the mouth,” seems to me , So happy to hear! My goal is to create simple and flavorful main dishes, salads, snacks, and the occasional dessert that I feel good about feeding my family, and they delight in eating. Using a food processor or a hand blender blend plums, dates, almond butter, coconut oil. These chocolate coconut date balls remind me of an almond joy; my all time favorite candy bar growing up!