Almond and Chocolate Cookie Ball

2 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 10 min
230 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

3/4 cup almonds, coarsely chopped 100 g
1/4 cup cashews, coarsely chopped 35 g
12 fresh dates, medjool, pit removed 280 g
9 dried apricots, coarsely chopped 6 tbsp
1 tbsp chia seeds 10 g
1/4 cup cocoa powder 22 g
1 tbsp maple syrup 15 mL
2 tbsp water 30 mL

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful to make the meatball mixture.

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in a food processor. Blend until you have an homogeneous mixture. If mixture is too dry, add a little more water.
  2. Pat mixture into cookie balls and keep in the fridge until needed. Serve 2 cookie balls per person.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (70g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

230

Fat

9 g

14 %

Saturated 1.1 g
+ Trans 0 g

6 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

10 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

37 g

12 %

Fibre

6 g

22 %

Sugars

28 g

Protein

5 g

Vitamin A

3 %

Vitamin C

0 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

12 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¾ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Calcium, Folacin, Iron, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of  :
Fibre, Potassium
Excellent source of  :
Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin E
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 2
Fats 1 ½
Other Foods 0

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2 Reviews (0 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
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carolineouellette13
january 09, 2017 | I would make this recipe again

I love love this snack before the game or between periods! Merci

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Jperoff
january 09, 2017 | I would make this recipe again

They were good! Better than last time. A good amount of cocoa on the outside.

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carolineouellette13
january 09, 2017 | I would make this recipe again

I love love this snack before the game or between periods! Merci

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Jperoff
january 09, 2017 | I would make this recipe again

They were good! Better than last time. A good amount of cocoa on the outside.

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