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Healthy chocolate bites recipe by julie miguel of

Healthy Chocolate Bites

  • Author: Julie
  • Total Time: 5 mins




  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • ¾ cups roasted, unsalted almonds (See Option)
  • 56 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tbsp rolled oats or puffed millet
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes


  1. Place all ingredients except coconut flakes into the bowl of a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Continue whirling mixture in processor until it just forms a ball.
  2. If mixture is still dry after a few minutes, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water until a large ball forms in your food processor. This means it’s sticky enough to roll into balls.
  3. One teaspoon at a time, form mixture into a ball and roll into coconut, pressing flakes as you roll it in your palms. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and then continuing to roll until you have used up all your mixture.
  4. Snowballs keep well in an air-tight container, refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.
  6. Use half almonds and half walnuts instead of all almonds. Or add an additional a tablespoon of almond butter or peanut butter.
  7. You can add a scoop of protein power, too, for an extra bolt of protein.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins