Cranberry Pistachio Power Balls
These power balls are pretty in the jar, easy to assemble, and a healthy holiday gift for friends. Cranberry pistachio power balls make an easy swap for sugary, nutrient-vacant snacks during the holiday season. Give a gift with wellness benefits in a jar, or make the balls and serve as a healthy alternative to cookies and candy.
- 1 cup raw almonds
- 1 cup raw pistachio nuts
- 1/2 cup coarsely ground dry roasted and salted pistachio nuts for rolling
- 1 cup unsweetened dried cranberries or cherries
- 6 pitted dried whole dates
- 1/8 tsp. sea salt
- 1 tsp. Water
Place all ingredients except salted pistachios in the bowl of a food processor and process into a a large sticky ball.
Place chopped pistachios in a bowl. Using your hands and a teaspoon scoop balls of dough and roll in finely chopped pistachios.
Place on a cookie sheet covered in foil. Balls keep for several weeks in an airtight container.
Instructions for Gifting
Layer ingredients in a quart Mason jar in this order. Almonds, dried cranberries, pistachios, dates and salt. Ground pistachios should be wrapped separately and place at the top of the jar.
- Tie ribbon with recipe card to the top of the jar as a gift.
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