Raw Ball

Oh Yummy Goodness!

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Pure, sweet rolled up bliss in a ball!

I know the name Raw Balls does NOT sound appetizing, but these raw treats BLEW MY MIND!  I could not stop eating this stuff. It was pure heavenly bliss with some great health benefits to boot!

Ingredients:  Makes about 12 balls or more

  • 1/2 cup walnuts

  • 1/2 cup pitted dates

  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened

  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup

  • 1/2 cup almond butter

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 1/2 cup whole almonds

  • 1 - 2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut

Place walnuts in a food processor and process until coarsely ground.  Add the dates and pulse until well combined with the nuts.  Add the cocoa powder, syrup, almond butter, vanilla and salt.   Process until the mixture is thick and smooth.   Add the almonds and pulse a few times until combined.   There should be some almond chunks remaining.

Form the mixture into balls and roll in coconut.   Store in freezer.