Raw Chocolate Balls

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Raw chocolate balls are easy and quick to  make and of course are completely natural and healthy and you can adjust them to your taste buds.  They can be eaten at any time of day and are a great sweet snack to give to children as they contain no junk!

Ingredients:

1 cup of almonds or any other nut you prefer (any nut works well or a mixture of nuts)

2  1/2 tbsp raw cacao powder

1/2 cup of medjool dates (you can also use other dates but may need to soak before using)

2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)

A handful of unsweetened desiccated coconut

1/2 cup of peanut or almond butter

1/2 cup of quinoa flakes or oats

Directions:

Place the almonds or any other nuts in a food processor and blitz.

Add the other ingredients into the food processor and blend, you made need to scrape down the sides a few times so it can mix together. You may want the mixture to be sweeter, if so add sweetener of your choice - maple syrup, sweet freedom, honey, rice malt syrup etc.

The consistency should be firm enough to hold together, if it seems too dry then add a bit of water until you reach a consistency that can be rolled into a firm ball. Roll with your hands into balls of preferred size. If you would like coconut on the balls then roll them into unsweetened desiccated coconut.

Place on a tray and place in freezer for about an hour until firm. They can then be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for around 2 weeks or left in the freezer for a month.

Enjoy :)