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Fudgy Chocolate Dried Fig Bliss Balls

Chocolate bliss balls are a snack that won't wreck your afternoon. Have you tried dried fig bliss balls? These healthy bliss balls satisfy your sweet tooth.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Rolling Time6 mins
Course: Healthy Snacks
Keyword: chocolate bliss balls, dried fig bliss balls, healthy bliss balls
Servings: 20
Calories: 82kcal


  • 8 ounces Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Mission Dried Figs stemmed
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon pecans to mix-in


  • Pour enough boiling water over figs to cover them. Rehydrate for 10 minutes.
  • Toast pecans. Transfer all pecans to food processor but reserve 1 tablespoon. Finely chop the tablespoon of pecans.
  • Drain figs and reserve 1/4 cup fig water.
  • Transfer figs into food processor with cocoa powder, maple syrup, chia seeds, vanilla, and salt. Process for 1 minute until smooth, streaming in 2 tablespoons of fig water.
  • Stir in chopped pecans and chocolate chips until integrated. Place a piece of parchment paper in a quarter sheet pan with a tablespoon to use as a scoop. Mist hands with cooking spray. Scoop out 1 tablespoon portions of the bliss balls.


NOTE: Store in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or in the freezer once rolled.
Recipe and photos by Annelies Zijderveld


Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg