Chocolate Wellness Rum Balls

A yummy treat on road trips and picnics, these indulgent wellness balls are simply bliss. With a generous helping of nuts and a lush coconut coating, it can be tempting to savour just one more.

Recipe by Tanya Bartolini

Serves 6


  • 12 dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup blanched almonds
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 45g Well Naturally Rich┬áDark Chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 capful of rum
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut


  1. Using a high powered food processor, combine all of the ingredients except for the coconut. Blitz until you are left with a thick paste.
  2. Roll about a tablespoon of the mixture into a ball and repeat until you have used up all of the mixture.
  3. Take each ball and then roll in the coconut to coat.
  4. Place in the fridge for 20 minutes to set.
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