Healthy Dessert: Raw Carob and Dates

Healthy Dessert: Raw Carob Balls

“I wanted something a little bit chocolatey for a healthy dessert, so I concocted this recipe. It is a keeper.” From Debra at Vegan Family Style. These fantastic little gems are perfect goodies for my mid-day chocolate craving. Thank you, Debra, for the recipe!  This a variation of the recipe found on the Vegan Family Style web site.Pin It

Raw “Chocolatey” Treat

Raw “Chocolatey” Treat

We double this recipe and keep these delicious balls on hand in the fridge to satisfy those chocolate and sugar cravings.


  • 1 cup soaked almonds (soak 2-4 hours)
  • 8 pitted dates
  • 2 tbsp raw tahini
  • 2-1/2 tbsp raw carob powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp raw, local honey


  1. Throw everything into the food processor and process until well blended.
  2. Add water gradually if needed.
  3. Roll into little balls (about 1").
  4. We cut plastic wrap into squares about 3"x3", then individually wrap each yummy morsel, and keep them in the refrigerator.

Previous Recipe: Gluten Free Crackers Recipe; Next Recipe: Simple Quinoa Preparation

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