Close up of the inside of a chocolate tahini date ball.

Tahini Chocolate Date Balls

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 15 balls 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

These cacao date energy balls require just 3 ingredients: dates, tahini and cacao. They’re vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free and oil-free and taste absolutely amazing. They’re rich, decadent and fudgy but with those 3 wholesome ingredients you can enjoy them anytime.




  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until it forms a thick dough.
  2. Roll into about 15 balls and place in the fridge for a couple hours to set. Roll the balls in cacao powder, if desired.
  3. Store in the fridge for up to 10 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


For best results, use a kitchen scale to weigh ingredients.


  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 119
  • Sugar: 15 g
  • Sodium: 4 mg
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 21 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

Keywords: chocolate tahini balls, tahini date balls