Raw Nutty Chocolate Balls

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Desserts | Mar, 26 2013

Raw Nutty Chocolate Balls

If you are looking for a crunchy, chocolate,  sugar free dessert, these treats are the answer. The raw cocoa and the soaked nuts deliver many nutrients that are perfect for a snack attack or a guiltless dessert. The coconut oil is rich in lauric acid which also helps to boost the Immune System. Bon Appétit!!

Soak the following nuts overnight:

1 cup pumpkin seeds

1 cup sunflower seeds

2 cups almonds

In a food processor, chop and pulse the following:

All the soaked nuts

1 cup raw cacao

Sweetener of choice: 1/3 cup Xylitol or 2 tsp. vanilla Stevia or 2 packets of Stevia. You can vary and add more according to your sweet tooth

4 Tbs. Chia Seeds

1 cup shredded, dried coconut

Drizzle 2/3 cup melted coconut oil and mix well.

Roll into balls and place on plate or cookie sheet. Let sit in refrigerator for 1 hour so the balls can harden.

Makes 50 large balls. Enjoy!