Minute Masterclass: Raw Nutella Balls

Who doesn’t love the rich, chocolatey taste of Nutella? These raw, vegan Nutella balls pack that same incredible flavour into a healthy (and portable) snack without the guilt.

Seriously easy to make, this literally hands-on recipe is perfect for keeping little idle paws busy during the school holidays.


  • ½ cup date puree or finely chopped dates
  • 2 tablespoons powdered cocoa nibs
  • 4 tablespoons hazelnut spread
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, softened
  • ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 generous pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup puffed quinoa

Crunchy coating

  • ½ Puffed quinoa
  • ½ Chopped hazelnuts



  1. Place cinnamon, salt, powdered cocoa nibs and puffed quinoa into a bowl and mix well.


  2. Add the date spread, maple syrup, coconut oil and combine.


  3. Place the mix into the fridge for 30 minutes s to firm up.


  4. Divide the mix into 16 even pieces and gently roll into balls with your hands. Place on a tray.


  5. Mix the extra hazelnuts and quinoa to make a crunchy coating.


  6. Roll the balls in the crunchy mix to finish.

Whip these up these raw vegan Nutella balls with this Master Class