Healthy, Organic, Snack-able Treats with Hazelnuts and Honey
Easy to make and fun to eat, these sensational raw food treats are also excellent party fare. In addition to being gluten free, they have minimal added sweetening. Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet Chef brings us her healthy snack recipe that doesn’t even need to be cooked! February 11, 2019 on Mass Appeal TV (NBC affiliate WWLP Channel 22) Chicopee, MA
Makes about 2 dozen
1 cup raw hazelnuts (skin on)
1 cup pitted dates
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/4 cup honey
2 Tablespoons cacao nibs
1 Tablespoon cacao powder
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
Pinch sea salt
1.Put the hazelnuts in a food processor and grind to a coarse meal. Add the dates, coconut, honey, vanilla, and salt and blend until well mixed.
2.Sprinkle the cacao nibs and cacao powder onto a large plate. Shape the hazelnut mixture into walnut-size balls, and roll the balls around on the plate until evenly coated. Arrange the balls on a platter and serve immediately, or store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Recipe Copyright © 2010 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved.