Healthy Rum Balls

healthy rum balls

5 from 2 reviews

Healthy rum balls recipe with toasted nuts, dates, cacao powder, rum, spices, oats and chia seeds. THE BEST healthy chocolate rum balls!

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 26 rum balls 1x


Dry Ingredients:

Wet Ingredients:


  • Cacao powder, for coating


  1. Add nuts to a non-stick ceramic skillet and cook on medium heat for about 4 minutes or until fragrant, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a food processor with remaining Dry Ingredients and process until small crumbs form. Do not overprocess, especially softer nuts like pecans, otherwise nut butter will start forming.
  2. Add Wet Ingredients and process for a few more seconds just until well combined. Place bowl of a food processor in a freezer for about 30 minutes.
  3. In a large Ziplock bag or on a large dinner plate, add cacao powder. Form golf size balls and coat/roll in cacao powder.

Store: Refrigerate in a glass airtight container for up to a week or freeze for a few months.

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