Chocolate Mint Balls

chocolate mint balls

4.9 from 8 reviews

These Chocolate Mint Balls are addictively delicious and with no grains, dairy, or refined sugar, they’re a snack you can enjoy guilt-free. Plus they couldn’t be easier to make!


  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder
  • 2/3 cup shredded coconut + extra for coating
  • 2 Tbsp almond milk (or coconut milk or your favorite dairy-free option)
  • 11.5 tsp peppermint extract


  1. Put the walnuts in your food processor and pulse until well chopped.
  2. Add the dates and pulse again until mixed well.
  3. Add the cacao, 2/3 cup shredded coconut, peppermint extract, and 1 Tbsp almond milk. Pulse until combined. Add 1 more tbsp of milk if needed (you should be able to roll into balls easily.) Add a little more peppermint extract if you want an extra minty flavor.
  4. Form into 1″ balls
  5. Keep refrigerated