Sunday, April 7, 2013

Recipe of the week: chocolate peanut butter balls

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Chocolate peanut butter balls

1 1/2 cups dry dates
Boiling water
2 cups sugar free peanut butter (or any other nut butter)
4 tbs cocoa powder
Coconut or oatmeal

-Put dates in a medium sized bowl. Add boiling water, to just cover dates. Let sit 2 or 3 min.
-In blender, mix peanut butter, cocoa and date water mixture, until smooth.
-Place in the freezer for 30 min to an hour, until cool and stiff enough to work.
-Roll into inch sized balls, roll in coconut or oats and place on baking sheet.
-Put your finished balls back in the freezer for a few hours before serving.
-keeps a few months in an air tight container in the freezer.

This recipe is courtesy of my sister Mariane. You can find more of her awesome sugar free deserts on her web site Mariane's healthy Kitchen

1 comment:

  1. I tried your recipe but used raisins instead. Thy turned out just fine. They make a nice snack when I'm craving a sweet pick-me-up. Thanks. they are a good idea.