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Brownie Batter Balls with homemade chocolate magic shell drizzle

  • Author: Kristin Dovbniak
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 18-20 balls 1x



1 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup pitted medjool dates (the big, soft kind!)

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

pinch sea salt

chocolate magic shell (below)

flaky salt to top

Natural ‘magic shell’ chocolate:

3 tbsp coconut oil (the kind that hardens when it’s cool)

4 tbsp (1/4 cup) cocoa powder

1 tbsp maple syrup (or liquid sweetener of choice)

Optional: flaky salt to top


  1. Combine walnuts and dates in the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Blend until mostly combined.
  3. Add in cocoa powder, vanilla and salt and blend until combined.
  4. Place in fridge for 20 minutes or freezer for 10 to firm up (and cool before drizzling with chocolate sauce).

Magic Shell:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and heat until liquid, whisking well.
  2. Let sit for 5 minutes to cool slightly and drizzle or dip balls in chocolate.
  3. Place in fridge or freezer to firm up chocolate. Store in fridge and enjoy!


Option: make them Mexican chocolate by adding a pinch of cayenne and a pinch of cinnamon.