Walnut Chocolate Bliss Balls
- Yield: 16 servings
- Total Time: 30min
The name doesn’t lie: this recipe is pure bliss. The coc and coconut flavors with an added walnut crunch are the dessert you’ve been missing. And for an extra bonus: they don’t even require baking!
- 2 cup California walnuts
- 2 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
- 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 10 pitted Medjool dates
- Unsweetened coconut flakes and unsweetened cocoa powder (optional coating)
- Place walnuts in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
- Add coconut, cocoa powder, maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla and dates; pulse again until mixture forms a thick paste. (Don’t process too long or mixture will become too sticky.)
- Roll into 16 equal balls, then roll in additional coconut or cocoa powder if desired. Store in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to serve.
Based on 16 servings
- Total Fat11g
- Saturated Fat1.5g
- Polyunsaturated Fat7.091g
- Monounsaturated Fat1.300g
- Dietary Fiber2g
- Added Sugars11g
WANT FACTS ON WALNUTS?learn more
More Walnut Recipes
Fiery Hot Cheddar Walnuts
One look at the grocery store “snack aisle” will tell you that super-spicy snacks and chips are wildly popular. This recipe offers a nutritious, but just as tasty, alternative.
Toasted Walnut Hummus
This citrusy, nutty hummus makes a great dip and spread. Try spreading it on panini made with grilled vegetables for a healthful, vegetarian sandwich.