No Bake Cocoa Nut Cookies


Don’t you just love when you give something really healthy to your children. Makes up for all the naughty snacks and foods they some how seem to get their hands on!

With this recipe both parent and child will be soooo happy! I can guarantee this, as this is how I felt yesterday when I made these no bake cookies!

Mine have already disappeared from the fridge mysteriously!! So another batch is about to be made, especially as I promised to take some over to Angie’s Fiesta Friday Party!


Have a beautiful weekend friends! Much love D x


2 large handfuls of macadamia nuts
3~4 handfuls of pitted dates
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp sunflower oil
1 heaped tbsp cocoa powder
White chocolate melted



Add all the ingredients into a food processor and grind to a slightly grainy paste

Take a large pinch of the sweet mixture, form into a ball and then pat down into a small bite
size cookie

Take a little of the melted white chocolate and drizzle all over the prepared cookies

Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes or so then devour!



58 thoughts on “No Bake Cocoa Nut Cookies

  1. Ooh! I like this! No bake items are perfect for summer, and using the food processor makes this so easy. Thanks for sharing! Happy FF and have a wonderful weekend! πŸ˜€

  2. After Ramadan our home is full of dates, dried dates that need to be dressed up to taste good, what a perfect idea! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  3. Good heavens, Dimple ! – I can’t begin to think of what my weight would do … It’s simply NOT FAIR: I can’t eat any desserts or biscuits without busting out of my already stretched clothes. [sob !]

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  5. How did you know I was thinking about making no-bake cookies? These sound delicious, Dimple, no wonder they disappeared from the fridge, I think the Fiesta Friday crowd will devour these too! Thank you for sharing!!

  6. Oh yum! Dimple these look amazing and healthy too! I’m going to give these a try very soon… such a fast little treat to prepare – though I know that I’ll struggle to wait the 30 minutes before biting into one! Thanks so much for bringing along to FF this week!

  7. Ooh, perfect. I’ve been looking for another good combination for dates–we call this kind of thing “date balls” around our house, and my toddler gets sooo excited every time we make them!

  8. Reblogged this on The Seated Cook and commented:
    I love making treats with dates, so wanted to try this recipe. As is often the case with me, I substituted some ingredients to use what was already in my kitchen: pecans and almonds instead of macadamia nuts, and olive oil instead of sunflower oil. I also didn’t have white chocolate, so didn’t add the delicious-looking drizzle this time, but doubled the amount of cocoa powder to add a little more chocolate taste. Yummy!

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