Makes 15-20 | Prep 15 Mins (plus soaking, chilling)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup fresh dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kapai Puku Tribal Blend
  • 1 cup Roasted nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, brazil nuts etc
  • 1/2 cup Almond meal
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut, plus extra for rolling
  • 2 tbsp Cacao Powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Grated rind of 1 orange

METHOD:

  1. Place dates in a bowl and cover with water. Soak for 15 mins then drain, reserving the liquid.
  2. Place Kapai Puku Tribal Blend in a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of water. Soak for 15 mins then drain.
  3. Add nuts and Kapai Puku Tribal Blend to a food process and process until a rough crumb forms. Add almond meal, dates, coconut, cacao powder, oil, vanilla extract and orange rind.
  4. Blend until well combined and mixture binds together. If still crumbly add some of the reserved liquid from the dates.
  5. Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls. Roll balls in extra coconut or cacao, coating well.
  6. Transfer to a tray or plate lined with baking paper and refrigerate for 20 mins.
  7. Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.
  8. For another coating option try ground Kapai Puku Tribal Blend.

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