- There are more than 200 varieties of dates with different shapes and flavours, however, they are equal in nutrition.
- They’ve been eaten as a local food for 7000 years in the Middle East and Northern Africa,
- Dates are mentioned over 50 times in the Bible and 20 times in the Qur’an.
- Food processor
- 1½ cups Raw nuts Walnut halves, cashews or almonds
- 1 cup Medjool dates
- ¼ cup Cocoa powder
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp Sea salt Fine
- 1 cup Coating Cocoa powder, date sugar, or shredded coconut
- In a large food processor, grind the nuts into a fine meal
- Add in the rest of the ingredients, and process again until a sticky, uniform dough is formed
- Scoop the batter onto a plate or baking sheet lined with parchment paper, to prevent sticking. Roll the balls between your hands. Roll them in cocoa powder/date sugar/coconut, if desired
- Store the balls in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months