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Choc Gingerbread Bliss Balls [vegan, gluten-free, oil free]


  • Author: Remy
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 8-10 balls 1x

Description

A festive, chocolate gingerbread bliss ball recipe. Easy to whip up in 10 minutes or less and a perfect recipe for last-minute holiday cookie swaps. A healthy, delicious, whole food vegan and gluten free treat!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 cup raw almonds (or any mix of nuts/seeds you prefer)*
  • 15 soft medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon gingerbread spices*
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

optional

  • cashew butter or nut butter of choice
  • a teaspoon of warm water
  • coconut shreds

Instructions

  • In a food processor, pulse almonds or nuts of choice until broken down, but not too finely. This will just help break down the nuts a little more easily.
  • Add your remaining ingredients and pulse until a sticky dough forms. If the mixture is too wet, add additional nuts, or oats. If the mixture is too dry, add a teaspoon of warm water or nut butter to help the mixture along. Here you can add additional spices if you like it more flavourful as well!
  • Roll mixture into small balls and coat with coconut shreds if you’d like.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Notes

*you can make your own gingerbread spice by adding roughly 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ginger plus a pinch of cloves, nutmeg and allspice (I recommend approx 1/8 tsp each).
*other nuts I recommend are cashews, pecans and walnuts in particular.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: blending

Keywords: healthy dessert, gingerbread, gingerbread bliss balls, bliss balls, energy balls, gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free