Tart lemon, nutty walnuts and sesame seeds, rich coconut and smooth, sweet dates come together to make these delightfully tangy treats.
- 1 cup chopped pitted dates
- 1 cup raw walnuts
- 1 cup sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 1/2 cup unsweetened dried coconut flakes
Place dates, walnuts, sesame seeds, lemon juice and zest in a food processor.
Pulse and blend until completely mixed. The mixture will be slightly sticky.
With dampened hands, roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls.
Roll in coconut and chill until ready to serve.
Per serving: 1 lemon treat, 140 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 10g carbohydrates (3g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 4g protein.
Note: We've provided special diet and nutritional information for educational purposes. But remember - we're cooks, not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. And since product formulations change, check product labels for the most recent ingredient information.
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