Snack Recipes

Cacao Power Balls

by Natalia Moyano, as a part of her Division III project at Hampshire College. 


  • 1 cup of almonds
  • 2 cups medjool dates (pitted)
  • 4 tbsp. raw cacao powder
  • 2 ½ tbsp. almond butter
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil


  1. In a food processor, crush the almonds. Mix in with the medjool dates and coconut oil. Follow by adding the almond butter and cacao powder and mix well.
  2. Use a tablespoon to take out some of the mixture and roll into desired size balls.
  3. Place rolled balls on a glass container and put inside the fridge for about 1 hour.
  4. Enjoy! You can store these in an airtight container inside the fridge!