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Almond Butter Chocolate Coconut Balls Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

You can substitute peanut butter for almond butter in this healthy treat.

Ingredients

1 cup almond butter (or peanut butter)
1/2 cup unpasteurized honey
1 cup raw sunflower seeds
1 cup coconut milk powder
1/2 cup cacao nibs (you can substitute chocolate chips) Nibs are healtier
1/2 cup shredded non sweetened coconut to put into the mix
1/2 cup shredded non sweetened coconut to roll the balls in
1/3 cup cacao powder

You can make variations with any raw nuts, seed or dried fruits
Do not use roasted nuts or seeds if you want to keep a high nutrional value in your treats.

Directions

Mix the almond butter, honey and coconut milk powder together in a medium bowl, by hand.

Add the sunflower seeds, cacao nibs, and shredded coconut to the mix.

Mix by hand.

Put the 1/2 cup of extra shredded coconut into a coating dish

Scoop out a tablespoon of the mixture into your hand and roll into a ball.

Roll the ball in the coconut.

Place your finished coconut balls into something like a pie plate.

When completed, put them into the refrigerator where they will firm up.

Once they are firm you can transfer them into a covered sealed container to stay fresh.

Keep refrigerated until you eat.

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