Easy Hazelnut Chocolate Balls

These simple no-bake balls are an easy sweet treat to make when a chocolate craving strikes!

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1⁄2 cup hazelnuts
  • 1⁄2 cup pitted chopped dates
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1⁄8 tsp. sea salt
  • 1⁄3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1⁄4 cup melted sugar-free chocolate


  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Put the hazelnuts and dates in a food processor and pulse until a rough crumbly mixture forms. Add maple syrup, vanilla, salt, and cocoa powder and pulse until smooth and well combined. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Top with melted chocolate, and refrigerate for 15 minutes to harden chocolate.