Coco-nut snowballs

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Chocolate, coconut, dates: can you think of a more mouth-watering combination? We can’t. That’s why we’ve come up with a recipe that includes all three. All you need are the following 4 ingredients to create some simple, sugar-free energy balls that will transform your Christmas cookie platter this year.

Ingredients:

Recipe makes 24 balls

  • 400g dates
  • 200g almonds
  • 30g raw cacao powder
  • 200g coconut flakes

Preparation:

  1. Soak dates in warm water for 3-4 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain water from dates and using a hand blender, mix together with almonds and cacao powder until a sticky consistency is formed.
  3. Using the palms of your hands, roll the mixture into balls slightly smaller than a golf ball.
  4. Sprinkle coconut flakes onto a plate and roll the balls until they are completely covered.
  5. Transfer into an airtight container and refrigerate for a couple of days or enjoy straight away if you can’t wait – we know the feeling!