3/4cupUnsweetened shredded coconut, divided – 1/4 c & 1/2c
1scoopChocolate Juice Plus+ Complete
Soak the dates in hot water to soften for about 10 minutes
Take 1/4 cup of the shredded coconut and grind in a spice/coffee grinder to make a fine powder for coating the almond joy balls at the end.
Place almonds in a food processor and chop for about 20-30 seconds
Add the dates and about 2 tbsp of the water to the food processor (reserve the remaining water to use in a smoothie).
Add almond butter, 1/2 cup shredded coconut, and Chocolate Juice Plus+ Complete to food processor and process until all ingredients are well combined. Should make a paste. You may add some of the date water to get a softer consistency if you like.
Using a cookie dough scoop, scoop paste and roll into balls, taking each ball and rolling into the coconut powder for finishing.