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Cacao & Sesame Balls

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 balls


  • 12 dates (pitted)
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 4 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds


  • Remove stones from dates and place all ingredients (saving 1-2 tbsp sesame for rolling) into a food processor.
  • Blend until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed together.
  • Using hands and approximately 1 tablespoon of mixture to roll into 8 balls.
  • Roll balls in remaining sesame seeds to decorate.
  • Place in freezer for 30 minutes and then store in a refrigerator.
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Essential Equipment

Food processor/blender.


I use a standard cup measure. If you don’t have one you can use a mug and substitute the amount for ¾ of a standard size mug.

Find your Ingredients

Dates – fruit and vegetable aisle
Desiccated coconut - baking aisle
Cacao powder & tahini - health food aisle
Sesame seeds - herbs & spices aisle
Chia seeds - health food aisle

Course Dessert, Snacks