Gingerbread Balls

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This is one of my family’s favorite treats. They are great to make in the fall and throughout the holidays, but truthfully they are good all year long.

This NO-BAKE recipe uses pecans (healthy fat) and organic pitted dates that give it it’s natural sweetness, and a mix of spices like cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.

I love making these on a rainy afternoon or to have for guests during the holidays.

And best of all, they are so easy, because they involve no -baking, just making balls by rolling the sticky dough with your hands, which kids love to do.

Great as a dessert or snack.

NO refined flour or sugar and they taste AMAZING.





Gingerbread Balls
Makes 16 balls

1 1/2 cups pecans

1 cup medjool organic dates, pitted

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4-1/2 teaspoon nutmeg (to taste)

2 tablespoons blackstrap molasses

3-4 tablespoons almond flour (start with three tablespoons, and add an extra if the dough is too sticky)


Place the pecans in a food processor and pulse a few times to break down.

Add remaining ingredients and process till the mixture is evenly mixed and sticks together when you squeeze a bit in your hand.

Shape into 1 inch balls. Keep balls in the fridge till ready to serve.

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