Luxury Hazelnut Bites

Imagine a healthy and delicious Nutella style spread formed into balls then you have these luxury delights! They contain no processed sugar and are totally guilt free. This hazelnut bites are seriously scrummy and addictive! I make them in batches and keep them in my cupboard when I need something sweet. If you are a fan of Nutella check my recipe for Crunchy Chocolate Spread. It is absolutely delicious.

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Makes: 18 small balls
Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
– 1 cup dates
– 1 cup hazelnuts
– 1 tbsp raw cacao powder
– 1 tsp coconut oil
– a drop of almond essence
– a pinch of salt

In a high speed food processor with an S blade process the dates until a sticky paste has formed, then add the remaining ingredients and process until it becomes a dough. Wrap the dough in clingfilm and allow it to set in the fridge for about an hour. Remove from the fridge and roll out approximately 18 balls. Store in airtight container.

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