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Date Cashew Balls

If you find them too sweet, try adding some roasted oats to the mix – about 2/3 cup works well.

Keep in fridge to avoid stickiness.


2 cups dates
2/3 cups cashews (generous serving advised)
Coconut to roll

1/4 cup coconut + extra coconut for dipping
2 – 3 tablespoon cocoa
2/3 cup roasted oats

  1. Grind cashews and set aside.
  2. Pulse/process the dates in a food processor until they are pulpy and mushy (if you don’t have a good food processor, slightly steam dates and mash by hand).
  3. Give the food processor a rest, then add cashews *and coconut and cocoa* (more/less to taste) until well mixed.
  4. Scoop teaspoons full and roll into balls.
  5. Roll in coconut until well covered (i.e. no longer sticky).