Here is a great energy ball that’s made by hand forming processed dried fruits and nuts  *  No need for baking  *  These bite size small balls are hand shaped and covered with unsweetened coconut while still sticky  *  In a food processor pulse 2 cups of pitted dates with 1 cup of raw cashews, 1/2 cup of raw sunflower seeds, 1/4 cup of sweetened desiccated coconut, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, 2 Tbsp honey, 1 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 tsp cayenne until it is smooth and like dough  *  To make each bite – roll up 2 Tbsp of dough into a ball and then roll the small ball in additional unsweetened coconut  *  Should make about 2 dozen balls  *  They can give a natural energy boost without caffeine or junk  *  They can be made without having to turn on the oven  *  they are whole food based bites that can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week  *  A good way to avoid the lab made sweeteners, preservatives and strange protein isolates found in some processed bars  *  This is a good recipe for any left over pitted or dried dates