Raw Gingerbread Balls (Pepparkaksbollar)

These Swedish gingerbread (pepparkaksbollar) balls are sort of the Christmas cousin of the chocolate balls (a.k.a chokladbollar in Swedish) which are very fast to make and is perfect together with a cup of coffee at the swedish fika. Enjoy your raw version with a cup of glögg!

2 dl sprouted rolled oat flour
1 dl desiccated coconut
3 tbsp almond butter
2 tbsp maple syrup ( or agave, coconut nectar syrup, date syrup etc)
1 tbsp fresh orange juice
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp ginger
1/8 tsp cardamom
A pinch nutmeg

Filling (optional)
2 tbsp almond butter
1 tbsp maple syrup

For covering:
4 tbsp desiccated coconut
1 tsp gold powder
1/ tsp cinnamon powder


  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor. Blend until you get a smooth sticky dough.
  2. Using your hands make small balls.
  3. In a small bowl, mix maple and almond butter. Pour into syringe. Then squeeze into the balls.
  4. Cover them in desiccated coconut cinnamon gold powder mix. Enjoy!