ourse: Dessert, Snack

Cuisine: American

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 20 balls

Calories: 98kcal


  • 10 Medjool dates pitted
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips optional


  • Soak the dates in boiling hot water for at least 15 minutes, then drain on a sieve. See note 1
  • Place the soaked dates and raw cashews in the bowl of a food processor and pulse several times until mostly blended. You will still see tiny pieces of nuts which is fine.
  • Add coconut flour, maple syrup, vanilla and salt and process until a ball of smooth, sticky dough forms.
  • Add mini chocolate chips (if using) and pulse a few times. The chocolate chips are supposed to stay mostly whole so don’t overprocess. See note 2
  • Form 20-22 balls using a small spoon or a small cookie scoop, then roll into balls using your fingers.
  • Chill the balls in the fridge or freezer and enjoy!


Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.004g | Cholesterol: 0.3mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Vitamin C: 0.05mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg