Magic 5 Snack Bites

The South Arm Multicultural Community Kitchen made a no-bake snack which will satisfy your sweet craving without guilt.


This Magic 5 Snack Bites are made from wholesome ingredients like almond, dates, cocoa powder and shredded coconut.


  • 1 cup raw organic almonds
  • 1 cup fresh dates (about 8 dates), pitted
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • dash of sea salt


This recipe is by Andrea Hood.


IMG_8041We soaked the dates in hot water to soften them.  They were bought from the bulk section and they were a bit on the hard side. If you use fresh soft dates, ignore this step.
IMG_8048Place almonds, cocoa and shredded coconut into a high-speed blender or food processor.
IMG_8049Process on high until ingredients are a flour-like consistency.
IMG_8050If the mixture is too dry, add some of the water from soaking the dates.
IMG_8055Dump the mixture into a bowl. Take a tablespoon worth of the mixture in place it between your hands, and roll the mixture into a ball.

Roll the ball in a plate with extra shredded coconut.

Repeat until all the mixture is used.

Store in a sealed container for up to 5 days.

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