In a food processor, combine almonds, nibs, dates, 2 tablespoons coconut, cacao powder, vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, and salt. Process until almonds are finely ground (not into powder).
Add orange juice and maple syrup, process until mixture balls up.
Use hand to form into bite-sized balls.
Place remaining shredded coconut in a bowl and mix in grated orange rind. Roll the balls in shredded coconut mixture.
Store in a covered container in fridge.
Serving Size 20 balls