Photo: Roberto Caruso
Keep little hands busy with these super easy brownie bites.
1/2 cup pecans
1 cup pitted dates
1/4 cup warm water
1 tsp flaxseed, (optional)
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups ground almonds
Whirl pecans in a food process--or until finely chopped (but not ground). Scrape into a shallow dish and set aside.
Combine dates with water and flaxseeds in food processor. Whirl until it starts to form a paste, about 20 sec. Whirl in cocoa powder and salt until combined. Add ground almonds and pulse until a dough forms.
Scrape mixture into a bowl. Roll 1 tbsp portions into balls, then coat with chopped pecans.
Calories 78, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 9g, Fat 5g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 15mg.
Originally published in the Today’s Parent March 2016 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.