Lemon Treats

Lemon Treats
Contributor
Whole Foods Market

Tart lemon, nutty walnuts and sesame seeds, rich coconut, and smooth, sweet dates come together to make these delightfully tangy treats.

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10
Servings
249
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup chopped, pitted dates
  • 1 Cup raw walnuts
  • 1 Cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 2 Teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 Cup unsweetened dried coconut flakes

Directions

Place dates, walnuts, sesame seeds, lemon juice, and zest in a food processor. Pulse and blend until completely mixed. The mixture will be slightly sticky. With dampened hands, roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls. Roll in coconut and chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin A, RAE
10µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
58µg
64%
Calcium, Ca
256mg
26%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
32µg
8%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
94mg
29%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
203mg
29%
Selenium, Se
12µg
22%
Sodium, Na
399mg
27%
Water
21g
1%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Lemon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.