Recipe: Coconut-Date Snack Bites

Date Bites

*Feel free to play around with the ingredients – dried cranberries or apricots instead of raisins, agave nectar instead of maple syrup or almond butter instead of sun-butter….

Coconut-Date Snack Bites

12 months + up 

Makes approx. 20 bites 

  1. 1 cup (about 24) pitted dates (I used deglet, medjool work as well)

  2. 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, plus more for rolling

  3. 1/4 cup raisins

  4. 1 tablespoon flax meal

  5. 1 tablespoon sunflower seed butter

  6. 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

  7. 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  8. 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Place all ingredients in a large food processor; process until a uniform and sticky batter is formed.  Scoop the dough using a tablespoon, then roll between your hands to form a ball.  Have extra coconut ready on a plate and roll each bite in it to coat.  Store bites in a sealed container in the fridge for up to one week, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

These are gluten-free, vegan and nut-free.

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