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No Blend Chocolate Date Log And Rolls

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These wickedly delicious, easy, healthy snacks are perfect for school, work lunch boxes and parties. They are great to curb the 3pm munchies and are a tasty, refined sugar free option.

They are made with dates and are full of fibre, which aids in lowering cholesterol and in good heart and digestive health. They also contain the minerals calcium, zinc, iron, copper and magnesium - involved in lowering blood pressure and reducing stroke risk.

I add tahini for a nutty flavour but you can exclude or swap for almond or peanut butter if you'd prefer and don't need a nut free option.

These are great chocolate flavoured snacks that you can roll or make into balls that taste great as is, or frozen. They are also gluten, lactose and nut free.



No Blend Chocolate Date Rolls
Irresistible chocolate date rolls and balls


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 minutes
Serves: 16

Ingredients
1 cup dates
1 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoon tahini (or almond or peanut butter)
1 cup desiccated coconut

Method
Put the dates in a small bowl, cover with boiling water and microwave for 2 minutes. Alternatively leave for half an hour to soften.
Use a fork to mash the dates into a paste.
Add the cocoa, vanilla essence, tahini and stir to combine.



Use a fork to make the date paste
The mixture will be smooth and smell like chocolate


Add 1/2 cup coconut and stir to combine.



Use a fork to make the date paste
Stir in the dessicated coconut


Use wet hands to roll 1 tablespoon into a log or a ball.
Place in a bowl of remaining coconut and roll to coat.



Use a fork to make the date paste
Roll in coconut


Serve immediately, or place in a container in the fridge to store or freeze to make frozen treats.

If you like dates you may like to try my almond date roll.

For more of my recipes visit Naomi's recipes.

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#Healthy Recipes
#Gluten Free
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This looks tasty. I must try this since I like both dates and coconut. Thank-you!
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