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Chocolate brownie bliss balls recipe

These delicious chocolate brownie morsels are nutrient dense and free of the naughty stuff, making them a fine addition to your bliss ball repertoire. Keep a batch on hand in the fridge to stave off chocolate cravings.

Serving Size:

Makes 18



  • 1 1/2 cups (150g) walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups (240g) pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup (45g) desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Step 1. Gather your ingredients. You will need a food processor for this recipe.

Step 2. Blitz walnuts and dates for 1-2 minutes until finely processed.

Step 3. Add remaining ingredients and blitz until mixture resembles a coarse paste.

Step 4. Using damp hands, form into heaped teaspoon size balls. Refrigerate for two hours to set.

Chocolate brownie bliss balls


  • You could use almonds in place of walnuts, or a combination of the two.
  • Dust balls in extra cocoa for a bigger chocolatey kick.
  • This recipe was created for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder by Greer Worsley, who blogs at Typically Red.

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