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Date Nut Balls


Date Nut Balls

These no sodium date nut balls can only be made by using a standard food processor. Dates become very sticky when ground, and can break a smaller grinder.

22 servings: 0 mg. sodium per serving

1-1/2 cups pitted dates
1 scant cup unsalted pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons carob powder
Powdered sugar (optional)

Cooking Instructions

1. Grind pecans thoroughly in food processor, using metal blade. Remove to a bowl.

2. Grind dates in food processor, using metal blade, until dates are like paste.

3. Return nuts to food processor; grind briefly with dates, vanilla and carob powder until well combined.

4. Divide date mixture into two portions. Roll out one portion on a flat surface to 1/8 inch thickness.

5. Cut date mixture into 11 equal portions. Roll each portion into a ball. Roll each ball in powdered sugar, if using.

6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for second portion of date mixture. Serve. Date nut balls can be frozen for future use. - Copyright © 2023 Judy Reynolds