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Amazing Chocolate Balls


Amazing Chocolate Balls

Serves: 6

Category: Desserts
Author: Momto9
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Ingredients:

4 coconut-date rolls
2 tablespoons natural non-alkalized cocoa powder
3/4 cup natural peanut butter
1-3 tablespoons soy, hemp or almond milk
3/4 cup rolled oats

Instructions:

In a food processor, blend date rolls, cocoa, peanut butter and milk until smooth (use only enough soy milk to hold the mixture together). Knead in oats with hands or a strong spoon. Roll into 12 balls. These are easier to nibble when frozen!

Calories 239; Protein 9 g; Carbohydrates 18 g; Total Fat 16.5 g; Saturated Fat 2.4 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 5 mg; Fiber 4.4 g; Beta-Carotene 0 ug; Vitamin C 0 mg; Calcium 22 mg; Iron 3.6 mg; Folate 47 ug; Magnesium 66 mg; Zinc 1.2 mg; Selenium 3 ug

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CedarForests

06/12/2011 12:31 AM

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What's a "coconut date roll"?

exona

07/09/2011 05:46 PM

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coconut date rolls are often found in the bulk bins:
http://www.google.com/search?um=1&hl=en&biw=1211&bih=683&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=coconut+date+rolls&oq=coconut+date+rolls&aq=f&aqi=g1&aql=undefined&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=12915l12915l0l1l1l0l0l0l0l56l56l1l1

Heather Lund

10/19/2011 09:17 PM

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very good. kids loved them.

NicoleDavis

12/06/2011 08:55 AM

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These were excellent! I used 1.5 cups of dates and 1/4 cup of unsweetened coocnut instead of the coconut date rolls. They were a great treat!

cleoleo79

12/07/2011 06:08 PM

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These truly live up to their name. Amazing!!!!

BrigetA

02/05/2012 12:53 PM

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I used cashew butter instead of peanut butter, and rolled them in coconut. Absolutely delicious!!!!!! My whole family loves them!!!!!! Definitely a five star!!!!! The best dessert!!!!!!

Tiffany

09/28/2012 01:24 PM

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These are delicious. I tried the 1.5 cups of chopped dates (because I had them on hand)and the recipe was great. Thanks for sharing.

MargieM

10/19/2012 10:12 PM

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OK, I've been eating these every day for about a year. I recently made a fantastic discovery: instead of using cocoa powder, I put in Giradelli's unsweetened chocolate bar squares. It ends up being like little tiny chocolate chips in there. This is my actual recipe which has evolved over time: 1/2 Cup oats, 1/4 Cup peanut butter/almond butter combo, 1Tbs hemp seeds, 1 tsp chia seeds, 1 coconut date roll (or about 6 little dates), 2 oz Giradelli chocolate squares (2 squares), 2 Tbs almond milk. I put all these in the food processor until it is pebbly and sticks to itself easily when you squeeze it between your fingers. I have devolved to eating it with a spoon due to laziness. I eat this whole batch every day. It keeps me feeling strong and steady, and it has a LOT of protien in it. So delicious too.
This comment was last edited on 12/09/2013 07:36 PM

bmo16

11/03/2012 03:23 PM

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These are amazing!!!! a family favorite for sure
This comment was last edited on 11/03/2012 03:23 PM

Lisa49

04/23/2013 02:01 PM

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Love, love, love these!!! Like a thick, rich fudge and totally satisfies the chocoholic in me!! I don't have food processor and this is a thick, doughy mixture so I just used my hands (after washing them well of course!)

Mds319

04/27/2013 12:40 PM

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LOVE these!! Definitely will help when sugar cravings hit! I also rolled in coconut to finish.

Elaine Garces

09/10/2013 09:02 PM

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One of the top recipes ... Exceptional. I also had some made with almond butter, which I liked even more. My sister serves these frozen. Simply delicious and easy to make.

jrees73

01/30/2014 11:03 AM

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I made with this with plain medjool dates and it was delicious. I added a couple extra to make up for the lack of coconut. My kids really liked them and kept asking for more. You really do have to use the milk sparingly or you will end up having to add a lot more oats.

Sandi

04/27/2014 07:25 PM

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Very good, but next time I would eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of rolled oats, which add nothing positive to the flavor and also that much makes it too crumbly. About 1/4 c. of the oats per 4 date rolls, not 3/4 c. is a better amount. Frozen, these are really good.
This comment was last edited on 04/27/2014 07:27 PM

Bruce Spence

05/04/2014 10:25 AM

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Make your own CDRs for a fraction of the cost!

Coconut Date Rolls:
12 Dates
3 Tbsp hot water
Shredded coconut
1. Boil water and add 3 tbsp to shallow dish with pitted dates inside. The dates shouldn’t be totally submerged in water, just enough to soak up some water.
2. Let dates soak for about 10-15 minutes.
3. Empty dates into a food processor and run until dates are chopped.
4. Form chopped dates into a ball and roll them in shredded coconut.
5. Place in the fridge and let harden for about an hour.
This comment was last edited on 03/18/2016 03:37 PM

Jeffk24

06/16/2014 06:16 PM

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Very, good, used sunflower seed butter instead and added some maple syrup

Twinmommie

08/14/2014 03:11 PM

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How did sunflower seed butter work? We need to do this for peanut free in school

callIng

09/11/2014 11:37 AM

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What is natural non-alkalized cocoa powder? I have Hershey's cocoa for baking, it states its only ingredient is cocoa.

Nancy

10/16/2014 04:34 PM

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I must agree with Sandi who commented that the rolled oats should be a smaller amount or actually eliminated when I make them again. I also like the idea of trying different butters such as cashew, almond or a combo. They're very tasty and certainly an excellent way to quell the need for chocolate. I'm not a chocolate person at all and I thought they were good quite good.

CanadaAmy

03/07/2015 09:28 AM

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Love the taste! Always the best to make for the kids! There's only one problem. You can't give them to your kids to bring to school!

Lfaisal

10/04/2015 12:52 AM

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These were good but I would definitely reduce the oats.

braleylk

05/19/2016 05:22 PM

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This is delicious! We had it for my birthday cake! (This was my first birthday since going Nutritarian.) Left out the oats, used 1 1/2 cups dates and 1/4 cup of unsweetened coconut (instead of date rolls), used crunchy peanut butter and pressed the whole thing into a pan instead of rolling into balls. We added unsweetened coconut to the top and pressed pecans all around the edges. Cut into 1 X 1 1/2 inch pieces to serve. I must say it was great! It's like fudge! It tastes great after refrigerating it, too. This is definitely a 5 star treat!