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Raw Chocolate Chip Balls

Hey ya’ll πŸ˜€ Here is a guest post from the fabulous Angela on a topic that is very dear to my heart: raw desserts!!

Enjoy! <3

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Hi everyone!

Angela here from Oh She Glows, Green Monster Movement, and Glo Bakery. I was super excited to do a guest post for Gina this week as I have been a huge fan of her blog since the beginning. Today I am sharing with you a delicious vegan recipe for raw chocolate chip balls.

Raw Chocolate Chip Balls

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Ingredients:

Cookie dough:

  • 1 3/4 cups ground raw cashews
  • 3/4 cup ground oats
  • 1/4 cup Agave Nectar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

Raw chocolate chips:

  • 2 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup carob powder
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 4 T agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

Dough: Grind up raw cashews and oats in a food processor or blender. Place all cookie dough ingredients into a large bowl and mix by hand or simply place all ingredients in the processor and blend. Mix until a dough forms and you can easily make a large ball. Refrigerate dough while you make the chocolate chips.

Chips: Mix all chocolate chip ingredients together in a medium sized bowl. Roll the dough out onto parchment paper and place in the freezer for about 30 minutes.

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Optional: Half way through freezing., flip the chocolate sheet over for more even freezing.

When chocolate is frozen, cut into chips. This is the fun part! I used a pastry slicer and it was so fun making the chips.

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Mix chips into dough and roll into balls. Finally roll the balls in shredded coconut.

Place in fridge (if you have any left that is!) to harden for about 30 mins. They get quite firm. Make sure to refrigerate them on parchment paper or they will stick to the plate.

Now enjoy and have a delicious and healthy treat!

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Thank you Gina for this fun guest-post opportunity. πŸ™‚

Have a great day everyone!

Angela

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21 Comments

  1. Megan @ Megzz Wins At Life on October 22, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    mmm looks delish!! I am ging to have to try these!

  2. Jessica @ How Sweet It Is on October 22, 2009 at 4:12 pm

    OHHH. EMMM. GEEEE. I need to get me some raw desserts!

  3. Diana on October 22, 2009 at 4:13 pm

    Those look so good! Gotta make them soon πŸ™‚

  4. anna on October 22, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    Oh yumm. I’m definitely going to try making raw chocolate chips. Such a simple and perfect recipe! Thanks πŸ™‚

  5. VeggieGirl on October 22, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    Love ’em, Angela!

  6. Sarah @ The Foodie Diaries on October 22, 2009 at 5:18 pm

    They look so good, but I don’t like shredded coconut! Any replacements for the rolling step?

    • Fitnessista on October 22, 2009 at 5:38 pm

      oh yeah- cacao nibs!!!

  7. Megan (Bites of the Apple) on October 22, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    Hmm…those look pretty delicious…might even make me try raw desserts for the first time!

  8. Estela @ Weekly Bite on October 22, 2009 at 6:40 pm

    These look sooo good! i think I’m gonna try to make them with cacao nibs πŸ™‚

  9. Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) on October 22, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    Awesome post! I have been making and blogging about my chocolate and blond “raw donut holes” lately. Wow these look awesome and I am going to give em a whirl! Thanks Ange for being forthcoming with your recipe! It is much appreciated and I will put it to good use in my high raw vegan kitch πŸ™‚

  10. Julie @savvyeats on October 22, 2009 at 10:45 pm

    These look delicious!

  11. elizabeth on October 22, 2009 at 10:55 pm

    great recipe!! i’ve always wanted know how to make raw chocolate chips! thanks!!

  12. Kelly Michelle on October 22, 2009 at 11:22 pm

    I just wanted to let everyone know how amazing those chocolate chips are. I have been using the recipe from Angela’s site for awhile now (although I have never made the full recipe) and the chips are amazing. I usually just make a bunch and leave them in the fridge which works fine. I also do the fridge instead of the freezer to start with. they are AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING in raw banana softserve. I eat it at least three times a week πŸ™‚

  13. Kat on October 22, 2009 at 11:34 pm

    hey Gina! feel better soon! Just wanted to tell you that I was on a road trip to Asheville last weekend and I thought of you when I saw the Valdizzy signs on I-95 πŸ™‚ and the cookies look amazing! I must break out the dehydrator again soon, but we just got a juicer (finally!) so it’s really been a blessing…. plus in Tampa, grapefruit, tangerines & oranges are always in season!!!

  14. Keri on October 23, 2009 at 12:05 am

    YEA…. so I’m pretty sure I’ll be making these! HELLO COOKIE DOUGH! (: Nice to meet you Gina! And thank you Angela!

    • Fitnessista on October 23, 2009 at 9:07 am

      nice to meet you, too πŸ˜€

  15. Paige (Running Around Normal) on October 23, 2009 at 8:19 am

    Yum! Trying these TODAY!

  16. Jenna on October 23, 2009 at 1:00 pm

    thanks for the guest post angela! those look great πŸ™‚
    jenna

  17. ola on November 26, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    these were soooo good ! making them again as soon as i submit πŸ™‚

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