My Sweet Marie

No Bake Fudgy Snow Balls

Posted on: November 22, 2013

I found this recipe from and thought I’d give it a whirl, wow am I ever glad I did! It’s easy, no oil  or butter needed, the only sugar is 1 tbsp. of honey and the sugar in the dates, and a dusting of confectioner’s sugar for rolling them in! They are super easy but you do need a food processor. You should get 21 cookies at 69.5 calories each! Best part is there is 2.2 g of protein in them! Here’s what you need:


  • 15 pitted dates
  • 1 cup whole roasted almonds
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tbsp. honey or agave for vegan
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 3 tbsp. confectioner’s sugar for rolling them


  1. Add the almonds to your processor and pulse till ground.
  2. Add dates, cocoa, honey and water.
  3. Mix until it forms a sticky mass. If it seems too dry, add a teeny bit of water, 1 tsp at a time.
  4. Was hands and keep the tap running, scoop out 21 balls at a tbsp. each.
  5. with damp hands, roll them in your hands.
  6. Have your confectioners sugar in a bowl and roll the balls to cover them with a dusting of sugar.
  7. Store in the fridge for a week. (Like they’ll last a week!)
  8. Enjoy with a cup of tea and a good book!
  9. check out for more healthy delicious treats!

4 Responses to "No Bake Fudgy Snow Balls"

u mention almonds but dont say how much?

Sorry Deb, just fixed this recipe, it’s 1 cup, good catch!

Hi Marie,
I came across your card for senior care, but now I have misplaced it. How would I go about contacting you to follow up?

I sent you an e-mail with my number, did you get it?

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