Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Balls

February 2, 2014

Author Notes:

Like nutella, but healthy and able to eat with your hands.


Makes: about 30 tsp sized balls


  • 1 cup hazelnuts
  • 1 1/3 cups dates, pitted (I used Medjool)
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • pinches salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional
  • 3 tablespoons shredded coconut, optional
In This Recipe


  1. Simply blend everything together into your food processor.
  2. Press firmly into a teaspoon or tablespoon measuring spoon, or a cookie scoop, and roll up into balls. You can also mush the mixture in a bag and form into bars.
  3. Enjoy!

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1 Review

AntoniaJames February 3, 2014
What a great idea. I don't care much for hazelnuts, so I plan to try these with almonds instead. Thanks for posting this recipe! ;o)