Coconut Date Ball

Serves 5

15 Minute Prep Time

By Vega on December 15, 2015 , categorized in Dessert

Make these three-ingredient dessert bites with you kids, and then place them on a tray with after dinner mints and chocolate truffles for a decadent and healthy dessert mid-holiday.


  • 1/2 cup pitted and chopped dried dates
  • 2/3 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut


  1. Add the dates, cashews and almonds to the base of a food processor fitted with a chopping blade.

  2. Pulse until the dates and nuts have formed a sticky crumb.

  3. Add the coconut and pulse to combine.

  4. Remove from the food processor and combine mixture into a large ball.

  5. Cover and place in the fridge to harden, about 2 hours.

  6. Pinch off 2 tablespoons worth of dough and roll into balls.

  7. Will keep in the fridge for 10 to 14 days.


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