Cranberry-Date Almond Dessert Balls - in 10 minutes!
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Californian
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves:: 12
Delicious dried fruit and nut balls that come together so easily!
  • 1 C Whole, raw almonds
  • 8 Pitted Large Medjool dates
  • ½ C Shredded coconut
  • ½ C Dried sweetened cranberries (or, blueberries, cherries, raisins or apricots)
  • ½ t Vanilla Extract
  1. Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Pulse for 1-2 minutes until clumps start to form when off.
  3. Add cranberries or desired dried fruit.
  4. Pulse again for another 30 seconds or just until cranberries are evenly distributed.
  5. Make evenly-sized balls by using 2 tablespoons each of mixture.
  6. Use a measuring spoon, scoop and/or roll between hands to compact and shape into balls.
  7. Serve immediately, or tightly cover and refrigerate.
Recipe by My Sweet California Life at