Gluten-free Date Almond Balls

These Gluten-free Date Almond Balls are nutritious, quick and easy to make, and only use five simple ingredients.  They are also free from dairy and refined sugars.  Your kids will love helping you make this recipe (and enjoy licking the bowl afterwards even more!)

Gluten-free Date Almond Coconut Balls
 
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This recipe is quick and easy to make using only 4 or 5 ingredients. And even better, the kids will love helping you make these delicious date almond coconut balls. I usually double up on batches as they don't last long in my household!
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Recipe type: Dessert, Snack, Lunchbox filler
Cuisine: Gluten-free, raw food, no cook
Serves: 18 small balls
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups raw unsalted almonds
  • 20 dates (soaked in warm water for 10 mins if dry)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tsp natural vanilla essence
  • 6 Tbsp desiccated coconut
Instructions
  1. Add almonds to a food processor and pulse until finely ground almond meal. Set aside.
  2. Process dates and coconut oil until a caramel-like consistency.
  3. Add vanilla and almond meal and pulse again until a dough forms.
  4. Roll into small balls.
  5. Spread the coconut on a plate and coat the balls in the coconut.
  6. Store in the fridge in an air-tight container.
Notes
Gluten, dairy and refined sugar-free
Nutritional Information
Serving size: 2 balls
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