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Date Cocoa-Nut Candy

Date Cocoa-Nut Candy

Farmers’ Market Ingredients: walnuts, dates, almond butter, honey

Supermarket Ingredients: oat bran, coconut, cocoa powder, date sugar, hazelnut oil

Yield: 24 candies, cut to 1 inch by 1 inch (could be more or less, depending on size of your cookie cutter)
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 8 servings
Calories 257 kcal
Author Amber Stott


  • 1 ½ cups walnuts processed in a food processor for about 30 seconds
  • 1 ½ cups dates pitted
  • ½ cup oat bran
  • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup date sugar
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon hazelnut oil


  1. Blend all the ingredients in food processor until well-incorporated into sticky but firm dough. Remove from processor and spread onto a pan to about 1 inch thick. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next day, you can cut them into squares like snack bars, or use miniature cookie cutters to cut them into fun shapes.