dessertRaw Nut & Date Balls

1 cup nut butter of choice

8 dates, pitted

2 tablespoons raw cacao powder

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 teaspoons coconut oil

1 cup unsweetened coconut, shredded & divided

1 cup dried cranberries

2 tablespoons chia seeds

sea salt, pinch


Place all ingredients (only half of coconut shavings) in a mixer or high power blender. Mix or blend well until forms a dough. Roll into balls, approximately 10 balls, then roll balls in a bowl with the remaining coconut shavings. Place balls on baking parchment paper, place in the refrigerator until balls are hardened.