Moroccan-Date Bonbons

“Energy-boosting, cardamom-spiced date bites made with almonds, walnuts and pistachios. Eat two of these as a snack or with some juice for breakfast, and you're satisfied, says Elizabeth Falkner, who contributed this recipe to Food & Wine magazine.”
READY IN:
29mins
YIELD:
30 bonbons
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350*F.
  2. Spread the sliced almonds on a baking sheet and toast for about 4 minutes, until golden. Let the almonds cool completely.
  3. In a food processor, grind the pistachios to a coarse powder. Transfer the pistachio powder to a plate. Add the toasted almonds to the processor and grind to a coarse powder. Add the walnuts, dates, olives, ginger, honey, orange zest, cinnamon, cardamom, orange flower water and salt and process to a paste.
  4. Scoop up scant tablespoons of the date mixture and roll into balls. Roll the balls in the pistachio powder to coat them completely and serve.
  5. Make Ahead:
  6. The bonbons can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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