Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Healthy Nutella bites recipe

These healthy Nutella bites have no Nutella but all the flavour of Nutella without the added sugar. We have used medjool dates and hazelnut meal for a deliciously healthy snack.

Serving Size:




  • 2 cups hazelnut meal
  • 12 medjool dates, seeds removed
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1-2 tbsp milk (almond milk, oat or regular cow's milk)


Step 1. Place all ingredients into a food processor.

Step 2. Process until well combined.

Step 3. Roll into tablespoon-sized balls.

Step 4. Refrigerate until firm.

Healthy Nutella bites


  • You can use whole hazelnuts in this recipe. You will just have to process the mixture for longer.
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  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.