Chocolate Nut Butter Date Balls
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 12 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 cup nut butter
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Coatings of choice (cocoa powder, powdered sugar, coconut palm sugar, etc.)
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor until the dates are smooth. The mixture should be crumbly but hold together when pressed into a ball.
  2. Use about 1½ teaspoons of mixture to form a ball, pressing and rolling it with your palms.
  3. Roll each ball in a coating.
  4. Chill before serving.
  5. Makes about 45 balls.
The wetness or dryness of the balls depends on your dates and the nut butter you are using. This recipe is very versatile and you can increase or decrease ingredients according to your desired consistency and taste.
Recipe by Gluten-Free Homemaker at