This raw dessert Holiday Recipe comes from Rhonda Malkmus: Holiday Snow Balls. These vegan delicacies are delightful treats that combine the goodness of raw fruits and nuts with the festive spirit of the holiday season. Get ready to treat the whole family to their new holiday favorite!
2 cups raw almonds (soaked overnight and drained), or pecans, or walnuts
1 1/2 cups dried fruit (pineapple, dates, figs, apple, apricot, mango, etc.)
1-2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut
Honey or maple syrup to taste (if desired)
Place "S" blade in food processor and turn on machine. Alternate adding the nuts and dried fruit and sweetener, and process until well blended. Place shredded coconut in another bowl. Roll small amounts of the fruit nut mix into small balls, and then coat with the shredded coconut before placing them on a platter. Store in refrigerator. Yields about 25 Snow Balls. Enjoy!