Healthy Recipes

Chocolate Nut Balls

The nuts and dark chocolate add healthy antioxidants to this yummy treat.  

Yields 24 balls


  • 2 ounces unsweetened (preferably dark) baking chocolate
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 cup date sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped almonds, pecans, or walnuts


In a small saucepan, melt chocolate, oil and water over medium heat.

Reduce heat to low, add date sugar. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove pan from heat and stir in chopped nuts.

Drop by the spoonful and roll into 24 balls on a dish. If desired, roll in additional chopped nuts. Let balls cool. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.

chocolate nut balls

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving (1 ball):

Calories   100
Total Fat   8 g
Total Carbohydrate   7 g
Protein   1 g

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