Made with only 4 ingredients, these Raw Cacao Hazelnut Bites are such a yummy treat!
- naturally gluten free
- dairy free
- refined sugar free
- easy to make
- yummy and delicious
Do you have a favourite candy or chocolate bar? Every Easter, I used to indulge in those Kinder mini eggs. I even hoarded them because they only appeared in the stores during Easter time! Ha!
The ingredients of those eggs are: Milk Chocolate (Sugar, Milk Powder, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Mass, Lecithin, Vanillin), sugar, skim milk powder, modified palm oil, hazelnuts, anhydrous milk fat, soy and/or sunflower lecithin, vanillin. 29% milk ingredients. contains: milk, hazelnuts, soy.
I wanted to create a version without any dairy or refined sugar.
Only 4 Ingredients
Make these Raw Cacao Hazelnut Bites with only 4 ingredients: Medjool dates, hazelnuts, raw cacao powder and shredded coconut.
Let’s Make the Bites
You will need a food processor or a high-speed blender.
Add the hazelnuts and pulse or process until they are coarsely ground.
Add the pitted Medjool dates, raw cacao powder and shredded coconut. Process until thoroughly mixed.
Transfer mixture into a bowl.
To make mini balls, use a teaspoon to scoop out the mixture.
Using the palms of your hands, roll mixture into balls. You may opt to use a tablespoon to make larger balls.
Roll the balls in some shredded coconut if you wish.
There you have it, a delicious treat that comes together so easily. The hardest part is not eating all of them in one sitting! 😉
Try my other gluten-free treats too:
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Raw Cacao Hazelnut Bites
Make this yummy dairy-free, refined sugar-free raw treat with just 4 ingredients!
- 1/2 cup hazelnuts
- 6 Medjool dates pitted
- 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
- 1-4 tbsp shredded coconut
In a food processor or blender, add hazelnuts. Pulse or process until coarsely ground.
Add pitted dates, raw cacao powder and 1 tbsp of shredded coconut. Pulse or process until thoroughly mixed. Transfer mixture to a bowl.
To make mini balls, use a 1 tsp measuring spoon to scoop out the mixture. Using the palms of your hands, roll into balls. To make larger balls, use a 1 tbsp measuring spoon.
Optional: Roll the balls in the remaining shredded coconut.