1 cup raw almonds (ground into a fine powder)
1 cup dates (soaked and drained)
1 tablespoon cardamom (freshly ground)
Raw sweetener (agave, honey, stevia, etc. if desired)
Dried shredded coconut (optional)
1. Grind the almonds in a food processor.
2. Add the cardamom and raw sweetener (if using). Pulse to combine.
3. With the processor running, slowly start to add the dates. Keeping adding the dates until the mixture begins to form a ball.
4. Roll into balls.
Angelic Monkey's ThoughtsBy Angelic Monkey
These raw cookie balls (or donut holes) are so quick and easy.
Arrange on a platter with fruit for parties and other gatherings. Even raw skeptics will love this simple dessert.
Using freshly ground cardamom really does make a big difference! If you don't have a spice grinder, you can do it the ol' fashioned way with a mortar and pestle.
I rolled some balls in coconut for a variety of flavors. It looks pretty too!
I hope you enjoy this recipe.
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