Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman
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Honey Almond Date Balls
Total:
25 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
25 to 30 balls
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
25 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
25 to 30 balls
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound raw almonds
  • 2 pints pitted dates, preferably Medjool
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Vegetable oil, for forming balls

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grind almond in a food processor until finely chopped. Transfer to a baking sheet and toast in oven for 5 to 7 minutes, until fragrant and a shade darker.

Roughly chop dates and add to food processor. Pulse until finely chopped and dates form a ball. Remove from processor to a bowl. Add half of the ground almonds to the dates, leaving the reserved almonds on the baking pan to roll the balls in once formed.

Add honey to the date and almond mixture. Mix together until evenly incorporated and smooth. Coat hands with some vegetable oil so that mixture does not stick too much and form mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls. Roll each ball in chopped almonds to coat well. Place in a tightly sealed container until ready to eat. Any leftover chopped nuts for coating can be sprinkled over the balls to keep them from sticking together if transporting. Will keep for up to 5 days at room temperature or up to a week, if refrigerated.

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