Chocolate Nut Balls
The nuts and dark chocolate add healthy antioxidants to this yummy treat.
- 2 ounces unsweetened (preferably dark)baking chocolate
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
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.
Makes 24 balls
1 g protein
8 g fat
7 g carbohydrate
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