Sunflower Chocolate Bliss Balls

A nut-free chocolate treat that is indulgent yet super nutritious! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, sunflower seed
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 15 balls


  • 3/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 medjool dates (if using smaller dates like deglet noor, use about 12)


  1. In a food processor, run the sunflower seeds for at least 1 minutes, or maybe 2, until the seeds creates a fine flour. It should look like fine sand. 

  2. Add the ground flax seeds, cocoa powder, and salt. Run the food processor for a few seconds to mix it well. 

  3. Ad the pitted dates and vanilla and pulse until the mixture is very well combined and resembles fine, sticky chocolate sand. The mixture will appear loose, but when you smash some together it should stick to form a ball.

    Form about 16 balls and eat! Leftovers store nicely at room temperature or in the fridge for several days, or in the freezer for months. A

Recipe Notes

A drop of peppermint essential oil or extract is a nice touch!