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.
Amount Per Serving (1 ball):
Total Fat 8 g
Total Carbohydrate 7 g
Protein 1 g