Moroccan Harost Balls with Dates, Raisins and Nuts
One often finds that people who have either ideological or natural limitations on their diet, explore the types of food that are availabe much more. Power balls are balls that are made of a mix of various dried fruits, nuts and extracts; they are known in the vegan and vegetarian community as energy boosters . Here you will find a traditional Moroccan version of a power ball!
2 cups pitted dates
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup dark raisins
1/2 cup walnuts
1 tbsp sweet red passover wine (up to 2)
1. Place the raisins, dates and walnuts in a food processor and process until the mixture is finely chopped and begins to stick together.
2. Add enough wine to make a sticky mass. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Drop slightly rounded measuring teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto a lined sheet. Roll each mound with moistened palms into hazelnut-size balls.
3. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until firm.