No-Bake Chocolate Cake Pops (healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free)
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If you don't have any cake pop sticks, you can simply freeze these healthy treats and enjoy them as energy "truffles." If your dates aren't soft and fresh, you might want to soak them in hot water for 5 minutes (drain thoroughly and pat dry).
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16 cake pops
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower seed butter (can sub peanut or almond butter)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, plus additional for dusting
  • ¼ cup dairy-free dark chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  1. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Place the dates, banana, almond flour, seed butter, and cocoa powder in your food processor, and pulse until smooth, scraping down bowl occasionally. Add the chocolate chips and coconut, and just until incorporated.
  3. Transfer the banana mixture to a medium bowl, and freeze for 20 minutes or until firm.
  4. Form the banana mixture into 16 (1½-inch) balls (about 1½ tablespoons each). Insert cake pop sticks into center of balls, and place them on your prepared pan.
  5. Freeze the cake pops for 1 hour.
  6. Serve the cake pops frozen, and dust with cocoa powder, if desired.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cake pop Calories: 98 Fat: 5g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 14g Sugar: 8g Sodium: 10mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at