Healthy sweets

  • 110 grams (3.9 ounces) dates
  • 110 grams (3.9 ounces) prunes
  • 90 grams (3.2 ounces) walnuts
  • 90 grams (3.2 ounces) sugar-free chocolate
  • 9 grams (0.3 ounces) vegetable oil


  • Frying Pan

    For roasting the walnuts to bring out their nutty flavor. Make sure to use a non-stick pan to avoid burning.

  • Blender

    A high-speed blender makes combining the ingredients effortless. Ensure it's powerful enough to handle thick mixtures.

  • Mixing Bowls

    You'll need a couple of bowls to soak the dried fruits and to mix the ingredients. Opt for glass or stainless steel for easy cleaning.

  • Parchment Paper

    Essential for setting the sweets after dipping in chocolate. It prevents sticking and ensures easy removal.


Step 1

1. **Roast the walnuts** in a frying pan until they are fragrant and slightly browned. Let them cool completely. Roasting enhances the flavor of the walnuts.

Step 2

2. **Pour boiling water** over the dates and prunes, and let them soak for 20-30 minutes. If they are already soft, you can skip this step. This helps in blending them easily and ensures a smoother texture.

Step 3

3. **Combine all the ingredients** using a blender until you get a uniform mixture. Make sure there are no large chunks left.

Step 4

4. From the resulting mass, **form round sweets** weighing 20-22 grams each. Using a small scoop can help in portioning the mixture evenly.

Step 5

5. **Place the sweets in the fridge** for a couple of hours to set. Chilling helps them hold together better.

Step 6

6. For the glaze, **melt the chocolate** and add the vegetable oil to it. Stir continuously to get a smooth consistency.

Step 7

7. **Dip each sweet** in the chocolate glaze, then place it on a sheet of parchment paper. Using a fork or dipping tool can make this step less messy.

Step 8

8. **Refrigerate the finished sweets** until the glaze is set. This usually takes about 30 minutes.


Looking for creative ways to serve these amazing healthy sweets? 🌟

**Pair with Fresh Fruits**: Serve these sweets alongside fresh berries, apple slices, or even some zesty orange wedges. The combination of flavors is sure to be a hit! 🍓🍊

**A Coffee Companion**: These sweets are perfect with a cup of coffee or tea. The bitterness of the coffee complements the sweetness, creating an ideal afternoon pick-me-up. ☕🍬

**Gift These Goodies**: Pack these treats in a beautiful box and tie it with a ribbon. They make an excellent homemade gift for birthdays, holidays, or just because! 🎁

**Level Up Your Dessert Table**: Place these sweets in elegant serving trays for a sophisticated dessert table at your next gathering. They'll be the talk of the party! 🍰🎉


Want to make your sweets gluten-free or vegan? No problem! 🌈

**Gluten-Free Option**: This recipe is naturally gluten-free as none of the ingredients contain gluten. Just make sure your chocolate is certified gluten-free to avoid any cross-contamination. 🍫

**Vegan Delight**: To make these sweets completely vegan, ensure that the sugar-free chocolate you use is vegan-certified. Also, opt for coconut oil instead of vegetable oil for a hint of tropical flavor. 🥥


  • How do I know when the walnuts are roasted?

    Roast the walnuts until they are golden brown and emit a fragrant nutty aroma. It usually takes about 5-7 minutes on medium heat.

  • Can I use a food processor instead of a blender?

    Yes, a food processor works just as well and might even be better for mixing thick and sticky ingredients like dates and prunes.

  • Why is my mixture too dry?

    If your mixture is too dry, you can add a little bit of water or a teaspoon of vegetable oil to help bind it together.

  • How can I store these sweets?

    These sweets can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks. For longer storage, freeze them and thaw in the fridge when ready to eat.

  • Can I use other nuts instead of walnuts?

    Absolutely! Almonds, pecans, or even hazelnuts can be used for a different flavor profile. Just make sure to roast them as well.

  • Is it possible to add other flavors?

    Yes! You can incorporate flavors like vanilla extract, cinnamon, or even a pinch of sea salt to boost the taste. Experiment and find your favorite combination!

Nutrition facts

Healthy sugar free sweets
Recipe Yield:10 servings
Calories:Approximately 145-160 calories per serving
Calories (Min - Max):145 - 160
Total Fat:8g
Saturated Fat:2g
Total Carbohydrate:18g
Total Sugars:14g