You can call these energy balls, bliss bites, dessert bites and anything else you want. I call them bet-you-can't-eat-only-one delicious. Almonds and hazelnuts mixed with coconut and a kiss of maple syrup for sweetness. Totally healthy, protein packed and gluten free.
Prep Time 10minutes
Total Time 10minutes
2 1/2TablespoonsCoconut oil
1 2/3cupsalmonds and hazelnuts
1cupshredded coconut plus more for dusting
2Tablespoonsroasted sesame seeds
zest and juice of 1/2 orange
Heat the oven to 350f (180c) and toast the nuts for about 5 minutes.
In a small sauce pan over medium heat, caramelise the maple syrup for about 3-4 minutes. Add the coconut oil
Blend the almonds and hazelnuts with the coconut in the bowl of a food processor.
Add the dates and blend again until a course texture.
Pour the maple syrup and coconut oil mixture into the food processor and pulse until everything is sticky and coming together.
Add the cocao nibs, orange zest and juice and vanilla.
Roll into balls and line up on a baking tray.
Dip in the chocolate and leave to set.
Place in an airtight container and store in the fridge for a week or the freezer for a month.