Fifteen servings. Takes around thirty minutes.
Raw, energy-dense, packed with antioxidants.
fifteen pitted dates / half a mug of dried coconut / one mug of ground almonds / chop four tbsp raw, skinned, peanuts / five tbsp virgin coconut oil
+ Heat one mug of water in a saucepan until boiling. Reduce to a simmer and add the dates. Cook for twenty minutes, until soft.
+ Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl.
+ Once softened, strain the dates but reserve the cooking water.
+ Heat the coconut oil in a pan until liquid.
+ Add the coconut oil and soaked dates to the dry ingredients and mix well with your hands.
+ Now slowly add the date water and work the soaked dates into the mixture. It’s a malleable, cookie dough, consistency that you need. Add more or less water, as needed.
+ Roll into fifty pence sized balls and spread on a tray.
+ Enjoy whilst still warm and then chill in the fridge. Can be frozen.