Choc Hazelnut Protein Balls


  • 500g dates, soaked for 30min in hot water and then drained
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed well and then drained
  • 30g coconut oil
  • 300g hazelnut meal
  • 40g bRAW ultimate plant protein (Chocolate) @brawprotein chocolate protein powder
  • 30g cacao powder
  • 100g coconut flour
  • 250g hazelnuts, roughly chopped
  • Desiccated coconut for rolling
  • Optional: 50-70g rice malt syrup for added sweetness


  1. In a food processor, blend dates, chickpeas, coconut oil and rice malt syrup (optional) until smooth
  2. Pour batter into a large mixing bowl and add the remaining ingredients (except desiccated coconut) and mix until a sticky dough forms
  3. Roll dough into balls and coat with desiccated coconut
  4. To store, keep in an airtight container in the fridge for 5-7 days or in the freezer for 2-3 months
  5. Makes 20 - 24 large balls

Notes: Ensure to taste dough and add more rice malt syrup if the balls aren’t sweet enough for your liking

Chocolate Hazelnut Protein Balls Recipe

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