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Choc Mint Bliss Balls in a bowl
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Choc Mint Bliss Balls

These Choc Mint Bliss Balls are a great cure for after dinner sweet cravings. They’re naturally sweetened, grain free, dairy free, contain no added sugars and are made with easy to find ingredients you can buy at the supermarket.
Course Snack
Cuisine Australian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Fridge Time 3 hours
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 22 Bliss Balls
Calories 114kcal
Author Kim

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnuts or unsalted cashews
  • 1 cup medjool dates seed removed
  • cup cacao powder
  • cup Unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 2 Tablespoon Tahini unhulled
  • 1 teaspoon natural peppermint extract

Optional

  • 2 tablespoons Cacao nibs

Extra

  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut for rolling

Instructions

  • Add the walnuts to the food processor and blitz to combine
  • Add the dates to the food processor and blitz again until they and mixed in the with walnuts
  • Add the cocao powder, shredded coconut, water, tahini, cocoa nibs and peppermint extract
  • Blitz for 30 seconds to combine or until it is a consistency you like
  • Taste the mixture. If you want it with more mint flavour, add an additional ½ teaspoon of peppermint extract
  • Shape into 22 balls, and roll each in coconut.  To avoid mixture sticking to your hands, dampen them a little bit before you start rolling, and as needed until you've finished.
  • Place bliss balls in a container that has a lid, and is lined with baking paper, or kitchen paper.  Let them firm up in the fridge for at least 3 hours before eating.  They will keep for upto 5 days in the fridge.

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g