Chocolate nut balls recipe
These high-protein, high-iron snacks are great for study times when kids are craving a sweet attack.
- 12 dates (pitted)
- 2 tbs peanut butter
- 1 tbs raw cacao powder
- 3/4 cup almonds (raw)
- 1 tbs rice syrup
In a food processor, combine the dates, peanut butter and cacao butter until it resembles a paste.
Add the almonds and mix again.
Lastly add the rice syrup and mix. Roll into balls.
- If the mixture's consistency is too dry, add more rice syrup.
- Raw almonds can be swapped for 1/2 cup of almond meal.
- Once done, you can roll the balls in extra cacao or chopped almonds or peanuts.
- Recipe created by Amanda Fraser for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.