Sesame Chocolate Power Balls


Sesame Chocolate Power Balls

Total Time: 25 minutes | Yield: 12-16 Balls


  • 1 c dates, soaked in hot water for 10 minutes
  • 1/2 cup raw tahini
  • 1/4 cup hemp hearts
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup toasted sesame seeds


  1. Toast sesame seeds in a hot, dry, frying pan over medium heat until lightly brown. Remove from heat and empty onto a small plate and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine soaked dates, tahini, hemp hearts, salt, and cacao. Blend until smooth and well combined.
  3. Add dried cranberries to processor and pulse a few times until they are incorporated, but not blended.
  4. Using clean hands, roll 1-2 tbsp of mixture in your hands until a smooth ball is formed. Roll each ball in toasted sesame seeds until completely coated (or just coat half). Place onto a cookie sheet.
  5. Place finished balls in the fridge until firm (2-4 hours). Store refrigerated. Will keep 3-4 wks in fridge or 6 months in the freezer.

Recipe provided by Cindy Spratt – Be sure to check out more great recipes from Cindy at the Kootenay Co-op Cooking School or on her website –

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