These easy-to-make, healthy treats are perfect for kiddush on Yom Tov mornings or as part of your dessert table. Store any extras in your freezer for a quick, on-the-go energy snack. –Sara

¾ cup almonds
12 pitted Medjool dates
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
Melted chocolate, for dipping

  1. Pulse the almonds in a food processor until they are in small pieces. Pour into a bowl.
  2. Process the dates until they become a paste.
  3. Combine processed almonds, dates, cocoa powder, and peanut butter, and mix to combine. Form into balls.
  4. Melt chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave.
  5. Dip the balls one at a time and place on a parchment-lined sheet.
  6. Refrigerate or freeze for a quick, healthy bite!


Yield: 1 dozen

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