FOR MARZIPAN BALLS:
1 cup whole blanched almonds (or 1 1/4 cups ground blanched almonds)
1 cup pitted dates
1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon natural non-alkalized cocoa powder (to taste)
2 teaspoons almond extract
2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
1 tablespoon natural, non-alkalized cocoa powder
1 – 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
Combine marzipan ball ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until well mixed. Form into balls. (yields about 15)
For the coating, combine 1 tablespoon cocoa powder and 1 – 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut on a plate. Roll each ball in cocoa/coconut mixture (or just coconut or cocoa if preferred).
Calories 289; Protein 7 g; Carbohydrates 29 g; Total Fat 18.1 g; Saturated Fat 3.5 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 8 mg; Fiber 6.3 g; Beta-Carotene 3 ug; Vitamin C mg; Calcium 83 mg; Iron 1.6 mg; Folate 21 ug; Magnesium 101 mg; Zinc 1.1 mg; Selenium 2.7 ug
Health and Wellness Associates
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