Cherry Ripe Bliss Balls

Prep Time 15 min
Total Time 1 hour and 15 min
Serves 20-24
1 cup (150g) pitted dates, chopped
1⁄2 cup (70g) frozen raspberries
1 1⁄2 cup (120g) desiccated coconut plus extra for decorating
2 tbsp (22g) cacao powder, plus 2-3 tbsp, extra for dusting
1 tbsp (15g) The Chia Co. chia seeds
2 tbsp (34g) coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1⁄2 cup (75g) dried cherries
1⁄3 cup (65g) dark chocolate chunks (optional)
Add 1 tbsp of water if required

Place all ingredients except cherries and chocolate chunks into a good quality food processor and blitz until the mixture is sticky and all dates are completely broken up.
Add dried cherries and chocolate chunks.
Blitz again until mixture is well combine.
Press tablespoon sized amounts of mixture together between your fingers.
Roll into balls. Place into the freezer to set for an hour.