No cooking needed! These lovely, refreshing treats are easy to make and great for an activity with the kiddos in the kitchen after-school. Just a whirl in the food processor and the mixture is ready to go!

Lemon Treats


1 cup chopped pitted dates
1 cup raw walnuts
1 cup sesame seeds
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
1/2 cup unsweetened dried coconut flakes


Place dates, walnuts, sesame seeds, lemon juice and zest in a food processor. Pulse and blend until completely mixed. The mixture will be slightly sticky. With dampened hands, roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls. Roll in coconut and chill until ready to serve.

Makes about 18.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Whole Foods Market.*