Chocolate Hazelnut Balls


Chocolate Hazelnut Balls

Dalia Beydoun, MS, RD
Craving a sweet treat without all the added sugar? These copycat Ferraro Rocher balls are so good you’ll want to always have them on hand!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 14 balls


  • Food processor
  • Baking sheet


  • 6 dates
  • 1 cup hazelnuts roasted
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp hemp seeds
  • water as needed


  • Blend dates, hazelnuts, cocoa powder, and hemp seeds in a food processor.
  • Add 2-3 tbsp of water to make it form into a paste.
  • Roll date paste into balls, layer on parchment lined baking sheet, and freeze for at least 30 minutes.
  • Optional: for more chocolately goodness, drizzle with melted dark chocolate prior to freezing.
  • Remove from freezer to thaw a few minutes prior to serving. Sprinkle with cocoa powder if desired.
Keyword chocolate, easy, quick

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