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Ferrero Rocher Date Balls

Ferrero Rocher Date Balls

Ferrero Rocher Date Balls are super easy to make with only 3 simple ingredients required! They are soft, chewy & chocolatey + naturally sweetened with dates. They are the perfect healthy snack or treat for those following a paleo or plant-based lifestyle. It'll be love at first bite!
Prep Time: 20 mins
Soak Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Course: Snack/Treat
Cuisine: Paleo, Plant-Based
Servings: 30 balls


  • Food processor


  • 1.5 cups dates, pitted and soaked
  • 1 cup hazelnuts, dry-roasted or raw
  • 4 heaping tbsp. cacao or cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt


  • Soak dates in water for 30-minutes and drain.
  • Add hazelnuts into food processor and process until nuts are chopped into small pieces.
  • Add dates, cacao/cocoa powder and sea salt into the food processor with hazelnuts and continue to process until ingredients start to stick together.
  • Scoop out mixture with a tablespoon and roll into balls.
  • Optional step: Add a handful of hazelnuts into the food processor and process into small pieces. Roll balls in mixture to coat the outside.
  • Enjoy these delicious date balls right away or store in an air-tight container in the fridge for later.
Keyword cacao, cocoa, dates, gluten free, grain free, hazelnuts, healthy snacks