coco bites
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This gluten-free, vegan and raw recipe makes simple bites or can be used as a crust for a no-bake pie. Consider ice cream, custard or fresh fruit as a pie filling.
: gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, dessert, snacks, chocolate
Serves: 8
  • 2 cups nuts such as walnuts, pecans, almonds or hazelnuts
  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • ⅓ cup dark cocoa powder, like Hershey's Special Dark, or raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee or espresso powder
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • pinch of salt
  • cayenne, cinnamon, orange zest (optional)
  1. Puree all ingredients in food processor until fine crumbs are formed.
  2. Form into ½-ounce balls.
  3. Roll in cocoa powder, nuts or shaved coconut.
Recipe by phoebe's pure food at