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Almond Spice Cacao Balls

Yield20 Servings

Cacao is a legendary superfood that elevates these treats into the healthiest of snacks.


 1 cup almonds
  cup chopped medjool dates
  cup cacao nibs
 4 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut, divided
 1 teaspoon vanilla¬†extract
 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
 ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
 Pinch Himalayan salt
 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
 2 tablespoons cocoa powder (optional)
 1 teaspoon grated orange rind (optional)

In a food processor, combine almonds, nibs, dates, 2 tablespoons coconut, 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-size 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 glass container in fridge.

Serving Size: 20 balls

Nutrition Facts

Servings 20