Dates are incredible. There’s so much natural sweetness in these things it’s almost unfair. These Chocolate Coconut Date Balls are a great variation on the classic simple treat.
The tahini is a nice addition in this recipe, adding the slightest bit of unexpected flavor in with the standard chocolate/coconut combination. Dates really provide all the sweetness you could ever need. Chocolate coconut date balls are a great snack to take out and about. Just throw some into a jar or container when you’re heading out for a day of hiking or beach lounging or even a roadtrip.
They’re so dense and jam-packed with high-energy foods, they’re kind of like energy bars except they taste good without added sugar! The only trouble with these things is not eating all of them at once.