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12 fresh dates pitted  
1 cup dry roasted cashews  
1 carrot, roughly chopped   
1¼ cups desiccated coconut  
½ tsp ground nutmeg 
1 tsp vanilla essence 

* Gluten free if using gluten-free vanilla essence

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Fresh dates
200g dried dates



Step 1
Put the dates in a heat-proof bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside and soak for 10 minutes or until soft. Drain.

Step 2
Process the dates in a food processor until a paste forms. Add the cashews, carrot, 1 cup coconut, nutmeg and vanilla essence and process until combined.

Step 3
Place the remaining ¼ cup coconut in a bowl. Using wet hands, roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball and roll in coconut to coat. Shake off excess and repeat to make 20 balls.

Step 4
Cover and chill in the fridge for 1 hour or until firm.




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