I’m continuing to come across wonderful recipes in my Reader. On my end, I’m still keeping things simple. I recently made chocolate date pistachio balls, which were adapted from this recipe for chocolate almond date balls: http://www.somethingswanky.com/chocolate-almond-date-balls/
I have a huge bag of pistachios, so decided to swap the almonds for pistachios (and I’m sure these would be great with any nut). I also added olive oil, since I found the mixture wasn’t sticking that well on its own, and I was out of coconut oil, which I often add to similar recipes. The olive oil did alter the taste a little, but if you like olive oil, that’s not a bad thing.
- 1 cup pitted dates
- 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips
- 2/3 cup pistachios, shelled
- Olive oil (didn’t measure exactly, probably poured about a tablespoon over the ingredients)
Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until the ingredients are well mixed.
Scoop out the mixture and form into balls. Place balls in an airtight container and refrigerate until chilled.