Raw Cacao Almond Treats

  • Author: Ingrid DeHart -
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 20
  • Yield: 12 1x


  • 1 cup ground almonds or nut pulp from making almond milk
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut for finishing the treats
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder for finishing the treats


  1. If using whole almond, grind into a coarse meal in a food processor.
  2. Put nut pulp, ¼ cup cacao powder, maple syrup and vanilla into a bowl.
  3. Mix until everything is smooth.
  4. Refrigerate until mixture is firm.
  5. Put the finishing cacao and coconut into 2 small separate bowls
  6. Use about 1 tablespoon of the mix for each ball. Roll into a small ball with your hands.
  7. Place into the coconut or cacao powder and roll around to coat the outside.
  8. Alternate for variety.
  9. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freeze. They tend to be a bit soft at room temperature.
  10. You can store them for months in the freezer, take out what you need and let thaw at room temperature for 10-15 minutes before eating.

  • Category: Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free