Candy Cane Date Balls with Cacao & Coconut

Candy Cane Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow

Have you ever found yourself on the other side of Christmas starring at a mound of Candy Canes wondering how in the world did you accumulate so many??  And not only that, instead of finding a use for them you sadly stuff their remains in an ornament box only to deal with their presence next year.  WELL…that's about to change.  Long are the days gone of holding these sweets in X-mas decoration purgatory.  We're gonna crush those little suckers UP and get to rolling.  Candy Cane Date Balls.  It's that simple.  Yummy…Delicious…and adds nicely to any post Christmas Holiday Soirée or New Years Party Extravaganza.  So keep scrolling to check out all the FUN visuals for making this food story sweet treat.  OH…and there's a video tutorial as well.  Let's get this Adventure started:)

Candy Cane Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow

Here's what you'll need to get started...


Candy Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow

Candy Cane Date Balls with Cacao & Coconut

{makes 8-10 balls}

 

5 Dates

1/2 cup Pecans

1 tbsp Shredded Unsweetened Coconut

1 tbsp Cacao Powder

1 tbsp Coconut Oil

1 tbsp Honey or Agave

1 tsp Almond Extract

1 tbsp Powdered Sugar

4 or 5 Candy Canes

 

First start by adding Dates to a bowl of water and let them soak for about an hour.  Drain water and remove pit.  Place Pecans in a mini food prep and pulse to break up...then tear Dates into pieces and add to Pecans.  Pulse a few more times to incorporate.  Place mixture in a bowl and add Shredded Unsweetened Coconut, Cacao Powder, Coconut Oil, Honey or Agave, and Almond Extract.  Mix everything together.  Set side.

Candy Cane Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow

Next place Powdered Sugar and Candy Canes in a mini food prep and pulse to create Candy Cane Crumbs.  Place in a bowl and set aside.

Candy Cane Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow

Now we're ready to start rolling our Date Balls…Using a mini Ice Cream scoop to measure, roll mixture into a ball then coat with Candy Cane Crumbs.  Have some FUN...

Candy Cane Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow

All Done...

Candy Cane Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow

Don't forget to check the video tutorial below...

Get ready to eat em all UP!!  ENJOY:)

Candy Cane Date Balls | Seed Plant Water Grow