Makes: 24-30 Balls
Prep Time: 1-1 1/2 hours
Double the recipe if needed.
Use organic ingredients if possible.
1 cup unsweetened coconut, divided (optional)
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup raw pecan nuts, chopped
1/2 cup raw almond butter
1/2 cup raw tahini
1 cup organic dates, pitted, soaked
1 tsp vanilla extract (I use non-alcohol vanilla)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2- 3/4 cup carob powder
1/4 cup chocolate chips (optional)
1/2 cup organic raisins
1 squirt liquid Stevia
1 cup raw almonds, ground very fine
Soak dates for 30 minutes. If grinding the almonds in a blender, you can also grind it with the coconut.
1. In large bowl, add the sunflower seeds, chopped pecans, carob powder, cinnamon, raisins, chocolate chips and coconut, if using.
2. In food processor, add the soaked, drained dates, tahini, almond butter, vanilla, stevia. Puree until mixture is well distributed. Add to the bowl with the dry ingredients. Mix with hands until mixed well.
3. Shape 1 tsp of mixture into 1/2″ balls. Roll in ground almond and coconut (optional) to cover. Place in Tupperware container with waxed paper in between each layer.