Cherry bliss balls with cherries, dates, desiccated coconut, oats and cacao powder
200 g medjool dates (pitted)
15 cherries (pitted)
75 g desiccated coconut (unsweetened)
35 g oats (or almonds)
1 1/2 tbsp cacao powder
Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until everything is finely chopped and the mixture comes together. (See photo above)
Roll into small balls. Mine were around 1/2 a tablespoon each, weighing roughly 13 g. I made 28 balls from the mixture.
Leave uncoated or roll in some desiccated coconut / cocao / flax seed/ crushed nuts etc.
Tips: fresh dates work best in this recipe. If your dates are quite dry and hard then soak them in some hot water for a couple of minutes. This will make them easier to blend. If you are not avoiding nuts then almonds taste delicious in this recipe. Try substituting the oats with almonds.