A deliciously easy, gluten-free, raw food dessert loaded with healthy omega-3’s, antioxidants and fiber thanks to the walnuts, dark chocolate and dates.
Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living
2cupsdried sour cherries
8medjool dates, pitted
2tablespoonsfresh orange juice
6tablespoonsdark chocolate chips (vegan, if desired)
4tablespoonsunsweetened shredded coconut, plus some for rolling
Finely chop cherries, dates and walnuts. Add to large mixing bowl.
Stir in orange juice, cinnamon, chocolate chips and 4 tablespoons shredded coconut.
Mix by hand until mixture thoroughly combined and sticks together. (You may need to add an additional chopped date or more orange juice to reach desired consistency).
Add extra coconut to a shallow dish.
With clean and slightly wet hands, roll mixture into bite-size balls - about the size of whole walnut shell.
Roll balls in extra coconut, if desired.
Place in airtight container and refrigerate until firm.
Serve at room temperature.
Yield: about 24
Serving size: 2 cherry date nut bitesClick here to see your WW PersonalPoints for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site.10*SmartPoints (Green plan)10*SmartPoints (Blue plan)10*SmartPoints (Purple plan)5*PointsPlus (Old plan)
Cherry Date Nut Balls
Amount Per Serving (2 cherry date nut bites)
Calories 199Calories from Fat 59
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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